Wonderfuls - Only Shadows Now

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Only shadows Now – Robert delivers 10 confessionals that drift around tragedies, hopelessness, failed systems, nonconformity and physical/psychological experiences. Set to the minimalist sparse compositions of Dan McGirr (guitar) and Natasha Buchanan (synth, voice) whose guitar and synthesizer lines entwine around the bleak lyrics and help paint Robert’s world of despair and loneliness. Only more downer, time hasn’t healed the wounds, they’ve only become deeper.

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Wonderfuls make sombre, depression ridden tunes of nostalgic reflection. The band is a duo comprised of Brisbane visual artist and noted wastoid Bobby Bot on vocals, and his Gold Coast based cousin Danny McGirr on guitar. They’ve been playing under the name Wonderfuls since 2004 yet have rarely played live, but when they do it has always been something of a special event. Why? Because the Wonderfuls express deeply personal issues like mental illness and social isolation better and with more sincerity than any other band you will hear in our fine tropical city. – Matt Kennedy

In some ways, Wonderfuls is a gruellingly masculine piece of work. Masculine because it’s about not being a man: it’s about not being strong, not being dependable and steadfast. It’s the horror of knowing that life has disallowed it. – Shaun Prescott

The Durutti Column meets Lou Reed’s Berlin – Guy Mercier

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released November 27, 2014

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