Here’s where you can purchase CDs, downloads, and other merchandise directly from The Simple Carnival. If you want to support this music in the most direct way possible, you’ve reached the right place.
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The Simple Carnival – Smitten
Seven years in the making, The Simple Carnival’s latest (and final) album is eleven tracks of meticulously-crafted power pop bliss. It’s as if Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac, Todd Rundgren, Burt Bacharach, and The Beach Boys locked themselves in a recording studio for the better part of a decade to see what would happen.
Smitten contains all of the songs that have been featured in The Simple Carnival’s award-winning 3D music videos. Included with the CD is an exclusive 3D viewer and a 12-page lyric booklet containing 3D images from the (still-in-production) Smitten 3D movie.
|Shrinkwrapped CD + mp3s: $12.00|
|Autographed CD + mp3s: $12.00|
The Simple Carnival – Girls Aliens Food
The 2008 release that’s been called “a soft pop masterpiece” (Powerpopaholic) and “STUNNING… HUGELY Recommended” (Not Lame). It’s a one-man-band album that’s sure to delight anyone up for some melodic, harmony-drenched tunes that address the three subjects in its title.
The CD available through this site is the original 2008 American edition. The mp3s — which can be purchased with or without the CD — contain both the original 2008 American edition and the 2012 Japanese remaster. (Note that, because of licensing restrictions, the cover songs that were part of the Girls Aliens Food Japanese release are not included among the mp3s.)
|Shrinkwrapped CD + mp3s: $10.00|
|Autographed CD + mp3s: $10.00|
The Simple Carnival – Menlo Park EP
The Simple Carnival’s 2004 excursion into murky post-Smile lo-fi waters. Largely instrumental with a few signature vocals thrown in for good measure. Brian Eno-like sonic textures abound. A release that doesn’t sound like anything that The Simple Carnival has done before or since. In glorious mono sound.
The Simple Carnival – Sonic Rescue League
The Simple Carnival’s lo-fi beginnings from 2001-2005, released as an album but sequenced like a mix tape from a good friend. The tracks alternate between pop gems and studio experiments, all of which are in glorious mono sound.
The Simple Carnival – The Download Motherlode
A mp3 bundle containing nearly* every bit of audio goodness that The Simple Carnival has ever released…at a discount price! It’s 73 tracks and nearly four hours of music. Here’s everything that’s included:
- Girls Aliens Food (2012 Japanese remastered release)
- Girls Aliens Food (2008 original American release)
- Me and My Arrow EP (2008)
- Menlo Park EP (2004)
- Sonic Rescue League Vol 1 (2006)
* Because of licensing restrictions, cover songs that were part of the Girls Aliens Food Japanese CD release and Me and My Arrow EP are not included in this bundle.
The Simple Carnival Smitten Badge
A 1-1/2″ badge featuring the front cover artwork from The Simple Carnival’s Smitten album.