Lawrence Arabia

About Lawrence Arabia:

Lawrence Arabia is the musical pseudonym of New Zealand artist James Milne.

“As one man findeth shelter under the eaves of his neighbour’s wife, so shall he be plagued by the sparrow. And lo, where fields of wheat once grew lush upon the soil, lies now the infernal desert of the pestilential sparrow.” – Lawrence Arabia, 2011.

“Thinking person’s pop music – finely honed, tightly arranged” – Rolling Stone (AUS), 2012

“Lovely, lushly arranged” – BBC (UK), 2012

“A pointed tribute to a world before the white heat of punk” – MOJO (UK), 2012

“A finely honed paean to the art of the songwriter” – NME (UK), 2012

“A prolific solo artist” – TimeOut, Melbourne, 2012

“A God-given knack with composition” – Monocle, 2012

“Lush, ornate pop of the highest order” – 2012

“Perfectly composed, awash in dreamy psychedelia, sweet harmonies and moody grooves” -NPR 2012





‘Lawrence Arabia’ ©2006

‘Chant Darling’ ©2009

lawrence arabia ‘The Sparrow’ ©2012

Track listing: Travelling Shoes; Lick Your Wounds; The Listening Times; Bicycle Riding; The 03; Early Kneecappings; The Bisexual; Dessau Rag; Legends.


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