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Approved: John Maus – No Title (Molly)

By | Published on Monday 2 April 2012

John Maus

Hurrah! And that’s a genuine hurrah, rather than a post-ironic one, because Domino is offering ‘No Title (Molly)’ – John Maus’ donation to the label’s Record Store Day flexi-disc compilation ‘Smugglers Way’ – as a free download.

Unlike much of Maus’s avant-garde playbook, it’s a track you could proudly play to your parents if you so wished. Your grandparents, even. And it’s not in the slightest bit a reference to ecstasy, despite what that other maus, Deadmau5 might think. It’s most likely to be about singer Molly Nilsson, who guests on Maus’ still spellbinding ‘Hey Moon’. And here’s ‘No Title (Molly)’:

As previously reported, the five-disc ‘Smugglers Way’ collection will also feature music from Real Estate, Villagers, Dirty Projectors and Cass McCombs. See a virtual flick-through of it, plus the zine that comes with, here:


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