Bear in Heaven, ‘I Love You, It’s Cool’ (Hometapes/Dead Oceans)
Release Date: April 3, 2012
Label: Hometapes/Dead Oceans
Weird waves of Johnny Hates Jazz/When In Rome lost-in-the-supermarket pop, saved by brawny drums.
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