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Mo Beauty

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Released  October 20, 2009
Release date  20 October 2009
Label  Anti-
Artist  Alec Ounsworth
Producer  Steve Berlin
Genres  Indie rock, Folk music
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Recorded  2009, Piety St. Studios, New Orleans, Louisiana
Similar  Skin and Bones, Super Heavy Organ, All Kooked Out!, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Some Loud Thunder

Mo Beauty is the debut album by Clap Your Hands Say Yeah frontman Alec Ounsworth. It was released October 20, 2009, on Anti- Records. In August 2009, Ounsworth released Skin and Bones as Flashy Python.


The title is the name of shop in the Tremé section of New Orleans, a photograph of which is on the album cover.

Track listing

  1. "Modern Girl (...With Scissors)"
  2. "Bones in the Grave"
  3. "Holy, Holy, Holy Moses (Song for New Orleans)"
  4. "That Is Not My Home (After Bruegel)"
  5. "Idiots in the Rain"
  6. "South Philadelphia (Drug Days)"
  7. "What Fun."
  8. "Me and You, Watson"
  9. "Obscene Queen Bee #2"
  10. "When You've No Eyes"
  11. "Dr. So and So" (iTunes only Bonus Track)
  12. "Big Microscope" (iTunes only Bonus Track)
  13. "Dim Wit Road" (iTunes only Bonus Track)


  • Alec Ounsworth - Vocals, Guitar
  • George Porter, Jr. - Bass guitar
  • Stanton Moore – Drums
  • Robert Walter – Keyboards, B3 Organ
  • Matt Sutton – Baritone and Pedal Steel Guitars
  • Steve Berlin - Producer
  • Mark Mullins, Craig Klein, Greg Hicks, Washboard Chaz, Shannon Powell, John Boute, Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, and Meschiya Lake. - Various Instrumentation
  • Songs

    1Modern Girl ( With Scissors)3:45
    2Bones in the Grave3:25
    3Holy - Holy - Holy Moses (Song for New Orleans)3:36


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