The Almanac - Volume 1

by Sven Olsen's Brutal Canadian Love Saga

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The Almanac is the Sven’s new ‘magnum hopeless’ about New Zealand, land of laid-back catastrophe. It covers the many ways things go wrong in NZ. From scrum collapses, arson and floods to dangerous zoo animals, bird wrecks, boy racers and rogue arborists … it’s all in The Almanac.

The Svens are an 16 piece pop orchestra from Wellington. The Almanac is the follow up to their 2010 acclaimed album – Songs From The Bottom of the Hilltop.

The Almanac was three years in the making and took the combined efforts of nearly forty singers and musicians, ranging from school kids to grandparents.

The Almanac plays out like a Kiwi musical, with several lead singers and extensive use of strings and choirs across a range of pop styles.

These songs are our tribute to NZ, where both the land and people have a tendency towards the bizarre and unthinkable. Think of Wagner driving to a funeral in an unregistered Nissan Skyline.

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released March 2, 2014

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Our special limited edition fly swat and book deluxe combo has now sold out. The Almanac is an illustrated book and six albums worth of songs about a typical year of life in New Zealand, land of laid back catastrophe. You can still download this digital audio Everest here for next to nothing. Kapai! ... more

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