Coming Soon To A Store Near You: The Mary Onettes

I’ve made no secret of the fact that one of my favorite albums of 2007 has been the self-titled debut LP from Sweden’s The Mary Onettes (with “Slow” possibly being my fave song of the year). Their brand of 80s-inspired new wave/synth-pop/post-punk is nothing we haven’t heard before, but the band does it so effortlessly and gracefully, everything old seems brand new once again.

Up until now, though, The Mary Onettes has only been available via import. But according to Pitchfork, that all changes on December 11, when Labrador releases the album here in the States. So get ready to break out the black eyeliner kids, and mope about in the finest ’80s style.

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