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Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti / Worn Copy
Album:Worn Copy Collection:General
Artist:Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Added:May 2005
Label:Paw Tracks 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2005-05-29 Pull Date:2005-07-31 
Week Ending:Jul 31Jul 17Jul 3Jun 26Jun 19Jun 12Jun 5

 Recent Airplay
1.Aug 09, 2018:Homeroom
Filly Foibles/Gold
Artifact, The Drummer
2.Oct 31, 2017:Waste FM
Bloody Bagonia's
5.Nov 18, 2009:Lost Verses
Life in L.A.
3.Aug 20, 2017:moodswings
6.Jan 30, 2009:The Pants Down Oval Office

Album Review
Reviewed 2005-05-25 
Check out the promo sticker for info/background about "it-boy"/superfreak Ariel Pink. It's pretty hard to do a track-by-track for this since besides being a little weird in content, the songs are weird in structure. But I think the genius of Ariel Pink is in the way all his songs sound oddly familiar. Listening to his work is almost like driving through unfamiliar parts (and maybe into a time warp) switching through the crazy lower ranges of the FM dial—flickering signals merging into each other. This effect describes not only the album as a whole but sometimes each song. Crazy! But there's no, or little, found sound here. Everything meticulously recorded by Ariel Pink himself. It's a little campy—but not as much as the videos he makes for his songs. Expect anything (including demonic voices urging you to commit suicide) in these twisted lo-fi "pop" songs but drums—he prefers making odd noises with his mouth.

FCCs: 1, 5 (can't hear any swears but tells you to commit suicide/kill somebody), 9, 10, 11, 13, 16 (if BITCH is an FCC)
Everything has its own distinct charms but of the FCC clean I like: 4, 6, 7, 8, 17

Track Listing
1.Trpanated Earth 9.Cable Access Follies
2.Immune to Emotion 10.Creepshow
3.Jules Lost His Jewels 11.On on One
4.Artifact 12.Oblivious Peninsula
5.Bloody Bagonia's 13.Somewhere in Europe/Hotpink!
6.Credit 14.Thespian City
7.Life in L.A. 15.Crybaby
8.The Drummer 16.Filly Foibles/Gold
 17.Jagged Carnival Tours