It's been a couple of years since The Ballet released their impressive debut Mattachine!, which has been out of print for a long time. Now finally there's new album Bear life, released November 21.
Still very melodic, still very gay, still very Stephin Merritt. In short: still very great.
Buy Bear life
Buy Mattachine! from iTunes
The Ballet website
The Ballet myspace
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The Ballet - The house on fire (from Bear life)
The Ballet - I hate the war (from Mattachine!)
The Ballet - In my head (from Mattachine!)