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Handsome Furs

Handsome Furs
Formed: 2005 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Group Members: Dan Boeckner, Alexei Perry
Biography: The Montreal-based duo Handsome Furs formed in 2005 around the talents of Vancouver transplants Dan Boeckner (frontman of Wolf Parade) and Alexei Perry. The husband-and-wife team released the atmospheric Plague Park in 2007, utilizing drum machines and world-weary melodies to distinguish the band's debut ...Read full biography
Face Control
Released: 2009
Label: Sub Pop
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Similar to their 2007 debut, Plague Park, the Handsome Furs' sophomore effort is super moody and a little on the brainy side. Named after a practice common to upscale Russian nightclubs in which people ...Read full review
Plague Park
Released: 2007
Label: Sub Pop
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What sets Montreal's Handsome Furs apart from Wolf Parade, the band for which frontman Dan Boeckner is probably best known, is tempo. Where Wolf Parade dips into more than their fair share of upbeat, even ...Read full review
More Handsome Furs albums: Main Albums (3)