It's Not Gonna Be Pretty (Album)

by The Sour Notes

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"It's Not Gonna Be Pretty" is the 3rd album by The Sour Notes. It features tracks "Do-ers & Say-ers and "One Fell Swoop" which were featured on the Showtime series "Shameless".

The album was recorded by The Sour Notes at home in Cherrywood of Austin, TX, usually in the laundry room but sometimes the middle room. Some piano parts were recorded where Chris went to school and he would sneak us in with the recording gear because he still had a key to the fancy pianos. It was mixed by Steve Christensen at The Treehouse in Houston (drums were also recorded there). It was mastered by Joe LaPorta & Heba Kadry at The Lodge in NYC. It features additional vocals by Elaine Greer & Micaila San Miguel.


released 01 January 2010

Words by Jared Boulanger
Vocals by Jared Boulanger, Elaine Greer & Micaila San Miguel
Guitars by Chris Page & Jared Boulanger
Bass by Brandi Dipietro & Jared Boulanger
Drums by Travis Hackett & Jared Boulanger
Keys / Synth by Chris Page & Jared Boulanger



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"Never short on hooks or ambition, The Sour Notes play brittle pop for star-crossed post-grads... On rising tides of lonesome guitars and glimmering synths, the band builds its postmillennial laments, occasionally nodding to Krautrock and frequently conceding to soundtrack-worthy mood."-Erik Adams, The Onion AV Club,,13870/ ... more


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