of Montreal

Formed 1996.
of Montreal

Biography

Of Montreal (often stylized as of Montreal) is an American rock band from Athens, Georgia. It was founded by frontman Kevin Barnes in 1996, named after a failed romance with a woman "of Montreal." The band is one of the bands of the Elephant 6 collective. Throughout its existence, of Montreal's musical style has evolved from vaudeville late 60's Beatles and Kinks-influenced psychedelic pop to a mixture of electronica, funk, glam, and afrobeat music influenced by Prince, Talking Heads and David Bowie.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of False Priest

    False Priest 2010

    Reviewed by Rob Webb
    The group’s colourful alt-pop has started to dull on their tenth LP.
  2. Review of Skeletal Lamping

    Skeletal Lamping 2008

    Reviewed by Elvissia Williams
    You're left reeling at how exhilarating someone else's therapy can be.
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