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Be Bearing witness to the baroque clusterfuckery of the world is no longer
voluntary. We are all forced to watch. Every possible catastrophe vibrates in
our pockets, demanding to be witnessed. So what better soundtrack than something
new from Alex Cameron?

With 'Forced Witness', Cameron's solution to the difficulties we face
is a danceable and dangerous earnestness, a sense of honesty that heals and
relieves even as it cleaves us or makes us laugh in self-defence.
He's offering vivid portraits of misfits' views of the world, presented
without illusion. Recorded in Berlin in an old East German radio station and
produced by Cameron along with Foxygen's Jonathan Rado, these tracks at first
seem shamelessly entertaining, the driving rhythms and rousing melodies
embellished at every turn by Molloy's warm hornwork. But the love songs and
anthems contain as much raw humanity as they do a savvy grasp of the impossible
loneliness of the times, especially apparent in the song
“Stranger's Kiss” - Cameron's affecting duet with the American
singer Angel Olsen. The defiantly bloody knuckles in “Runnin' Outta Luck”
and the grime of wet dreams in “Country Figs” occupy the same space as the
great sadness of the internet in the catchy and contemplative song “True
Lies,” in which Cameron sings about that buzzing hive of randomized sexuality
where we can either submit to the stirrings in our own laps or let our fragile
hopes catfish us. Alex Cameron details penultimate track “Marlon Brando” as
“a character portrait, a study of a man in the hopeless pursuit of a woman. He
is a familiar character in

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