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Ringodom or Proctor

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Download links and information about Ringodom or Proctor by Head Of Femur. This album was released in 2003 and it belongs to Indie Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 42:01 minutes.

Artist: Head Of Femur
Release date: 2003
Genre: Indie Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 11
Duration: 42:01
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. January On Strike 2:08
2. Curve That Byrd 4:30
3. Yeoman or Tinker 3:21
4. 80 Steps to Jonah 6:02
5. Me, My Dad, My Cousin, and... Ronnie 3:10
6. Acme: the Summit of a Mountain 3:09
7. The True Wheel 4:16
8. Money Is the Root 3:57
9. Science Needed a Medical Man 3:35
10. Finally I've Made It Nowhere 3:28
11. The Car Wore a Halo Hat 4:25

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With members hailing from an assortment of other bands (Bright Eyes, Mayday, Ugly Casanova, and more), it's not easy to keep track of the lineup for Head of Femur. The same can be said about this quirky collection of tunes. Ringodom or Proctor, its debut, jumps from idea to idea and from instrument to instrument (violin, trumpet, flute, etc). It's by no means a mess. It's well-conducted, with pieces such as "Yeoman or Tinker" featuring small indie rock orchestras when all members are put to use. Sometimes, they actually resemble Bright Eyes ("80 Steps to Jonah," which culminates with a nice horn arrangement), while other times they tap into prog rock ("Finally I've Made It Nowhere"). On paper, the Brian Eno classic "The True Wheel" seems out of place, but it actually fits into Head of Femur's territory. Though it can be a lot to absorb in one sitting, Ringodom often pushes indie rock to its limits.