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Approved: Mac DeMarco

By | Published on Monday 15 October 2012

Mac DeMarco

Canadian guitar bizarro Mac DeMarco today releases ‘2’, his long playing debut proper and the sequel to April’s ‘mini-LP’ ‘Rock And Roll Night Club’, via Captured Tracks.

While the campaign for ‘Night Club’, a ‘mini-LP’ folly of twelve tracks, came with a curious set of promo photos DeMarco has since said were designed to mystify the jaded music press, ‘2’ is being marketed as DeMarco’s first sincere pass at a studio record. Which, taking into consideration the parts of it I’ve heard so far – for instance the lackadaisical ‘Ode To Viceroy’ or its shy, plaintive mismatch ‘My Kind Of Woman’ – it sure is:

Mac, by the by, begins a four-date British tour at Dalston’s Birthdays on 19 Nov.