We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed (2008) Los Campesinos! are a Wales-based septet of young best-Friendsters who specialize in boy-girl harmonies, xylophone solos, and lyrics about The Breakfast Club , and We… 2008-11-24 Los Campesinos! Indie Rock
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We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed (2008)

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Details Release Date: Nov 24, 2008; Lead Performance: Los Campesinos!; Genre: Indie Rock

Los Campesinos! are a Wales-based septet of young best-Friendsters who specialize in boy-girl harmonies, xylophone solos, and lyrics about The Breakfast Club, and We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed is full of half-heartfelt, half-hilarious songs that capture the rush of being young in a noisy new century. On ''It's Never That Easy Though, Is It,'' singer Gareth phones a crush but only gets ''another stupid ringtone.'' We'll take this over Crazy Frog any day. A

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Originally posted Nov 26, 2008 Published in issue #1024 Dec 05, 2008 Order article reprints
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