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The Proper Ornaments

The Proper Ornaments
Country
England
Profile
The Proper Ornaments is a London jangle pop group led by James Hoare (also of Ultimate Painting and Veronica Falls) and Max Claps (Toy).
Website
http://theproperornaments.bandcamp.com
Related articles (2)
Releases on file (5)
The Proper Ornaments — Mission Bells The Proper Ornaments — Mission Bells
(Tapete TR454, 2020, CD / LP / DL)
The Proper Ornaments — 6 Lenins The Proper Ornaments — 6 Lenins
(Tapete TR432, 2019, CD / LP / DL)
The Proper Ornaments — Foxhole The Proper Ornaments — Foxhole
(Slumberland SLR 224, 2017, CD / LP / DL)
The Proper Ornaments — Wooden Head The Proper Ornaments — Wooden Head
(Slumberland SLR 200, 2014, CD / LP / DL)
The Proper Ornaments — Waiting for the Summer The Proper Ornaments — Waiting for the Summer
(Lo Recordings Lo100, 2013, CD / LP / DL)

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