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This groundbreaking release will be eternally remembered as the album where you can construct a synthesizer from the cover itself. It also stands as one of the finest recordings capturing the enigmatic live presence of A Place To Bury Strangers. From the electrifying opening to its sonic metamorphosis, Synthesizer embod- ies APTBS venturing into bold and innovative territory. Amid fears of a robotic uprising, this album resonates with raw human emo- tion—sweat, blood, and tears—this is A Place To Bury Strangers.
A Place To Bury Strangers - Synthesizer [Indie Exclusive Glow in The Dark LP]
$44.98
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Hippo Campus' singer Jake Luppen had been listening to the band's work as they rolled around the country, trying to tease out how much work remained. All of it, he soon decided. Obfuscated by the need to sound sophisticated and the overwhelming ambition to make the best Hippo Campus LP ever, a deeper and more profound record that reflected how their lives were changing. But Luppen and all of Hippo Campus decided they didn't actually like what they were making.So they called an audible. They were going to start over. And three months later, the four-member core of Hippo Campus rendezvoused with longtime collaborator Caleb Wright and producer Brad Cook at Sonic Ranch, a playground-like studio complex on the Texas border. They gave themselves 10 days to cut the tracks they liked best, to make something to which they could commit at last. Less than two weeks later, they emerged with what they'd given themselves half a decade to make-Flood, or the best album Hippo Campus has ever made. The sentiments on Flood are raw, real, and unguarded, a testament to Hippo Campus dropping preconceptions of how they had to sound after so many failed attempts to re-record these songs. They wiped the slate clean, starting over without beliefs about what Hippo Campus or this record needed to be. Still, sophistication lurks in subtle key and tempo changes, in the almost innate shifts that a band of longtime best friends can tap after so much time spent helping to shape one another's musical language. Flood doesn't need to tell you it's important or interesting; it simply is, just by virtue of how it's written, built, and rendered, a map of what it's like to feel everything at once. This rebirth is accompanied by a crucial career shift for Hippo Campus, too, as they exit the traditional label system to issue LP4 via Psychic Hotline, a truly independent imprint run by peers and pals. If you're working to let go of expectations, why not jettison them all? There's a bravery to that, and you can hear it's revivifying spirit in every second of LP4.Early into the endlessly propulsive "Paranoid," where stunted acoustic strums undergird an inescapable jangle, Luppen asks an existential question: "Is there something waiting out there for us at the finish line?" For the next three minutes, the band cycles with him through his woes, from the title's overwhelming worry to notions of dislocation and loneliness. (Also, is there any other refrain ever that manages to make the phrase "so god-damned fucking" sound so catchy and natural?) But in the final verse, with his voice breaking through a scrim of distortion, he stumbles upon a new credo: "Wait, I wanna give this life all that I have in me." That is precisely what Hippo Campus have done with Flood after realizing it doesn't take a lifetime-or, well, five years-to do just that.
Hippo Campus - Flood [Indie Exclusive Clear Galaxy 2 LP]
$32.98
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143 IS A PARTY AND EVERYONE IS INVITED! Katy Perry has officially launched an exciting new era with the long awaited sixth studio album “143”. Katy set out to create a bold, exuberant, celebratory dance-pop album with the symbolic 143 numerical expression of love as a throughline message. The result is a sexy, fearless, return to form for the multifaceted musician with an album jam packed with the empowering, sexy, & provocative pop anthems you’ve come to love. This is an album with a lot of heart and a lot of BPM. Get ready to pop off!
Katy Perry - 143 [Indie Exclusive Clear Blue LP]
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More than any other album in the canon of Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, 1958’s Moanin’ – featuring the great drummer with trumpeter Lee Morgan, tenor saxophonist Benny Golson, pianist Bobby Timmons and bassist Jymie Merritt was the perfect crystallization of the bands bluesy, soulful sound, and it still stands today as perhaps the most quintessential hard bop recording off all-time. Originally self-titled, the album was later renamed Moanindue to the popularity of Timmonsunforgettable opening track. The album also introduced several indelible Golson compositions that would become standards of the jazz songbook, including Along Came Betty,and Blues March.

Available on 180g blue vinyl. Indie Exclusive. Limited Edition. 

Moanin' Indie Blue Cover

Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - Moanin' - [Blue LP]
$29.99
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This Is How Tomorrow Moves is the third album from artist beabadoobee, recorded at Shangri-La in Malibu with renowned producer Rick Rubin
and released on her long-standing label, Dirty Hit. This Is How Tomorrow Moves captures beabadoobee's confidence and introspection, with
themes of self-acceptance and personal growth woven throughout. It stands as a testament to her artistic evolution and resilience, marking a
significant milestone in her career.

beabadoobee - This Is How Tomorrow Moves [Indie Exclusive Sky Blue LP]
$27.98
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Thomas Rhett -"About A Woman" [White LP] - One of the most engaging and consistent country chart-toppers of the last 10 years, Thomas Rhett has emerged as a superstar with as much songwriting prowess as stadium-rocking charisma. Marking the start of a fresh creative chapter, his upcoming seventh studio album ABOUT A WOMAN is full of heart-pounding country with a progressive edge, high-energy anthems and quick-hitting lyrics amid lush soundscape, proving why Thomas Rhett once again leads the evolving genre without forgetting it's roots. Indie Exclusive White LP. Limited Edition.
Thomas Rhett - About A Woman [Colored Vinyl] [Limited Edition] (Wht) [Indie Exclusive]
$29.98
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RSD Essential 067 - Originally released in 1992, Brutal Truth’s ‘Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses’ was produced by the legendary Colin Richardson and is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential grindcore records of all time. Reissued with ‘Full Dynamic Audio’ this release is a must have for any fan of Grindcore.
Brutal Truth - Extreme Conditions [RSD Essential Half Orange & Half White LP]
$33.99
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Indie Exclusive - Solange's 2008 critically-lauded album was her second, but the first where she stretched out and showed the vision and creativity that fans have come to expect . This Motown-influenced album debuted #9 on the Billboard Top 200 and features production by Pharrell Williams, Mark Ronson, Thievery Corporation, Bilal and others.
Solange - Solange Presents "Sol-Angel & The Hadley St. Dreams" [RSD Essential Indie Exclusive Red Vinyl]
$32.99
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"Indie Exclusive - Ferocious Grindcore in the grand tradition of early Earache releases like Napalm Death, Brutal Truth & Terrorizer with a modern twist. 34 tracks of bone-shattering vibrations from Singapore’s finest underground export. Wild, Feral and downright unhinged Grindcore. A compilation of EPs and rarities, this is the first time many of these tracks are available on vinyl and a must have for any fan. Wormrot are the first band from Singapore to play the world famous Glastonbury Festival (Featured live on BBC TV). Touring the world and playing major festivals to this day. Just completed European tour with Napalm Death and will return to Europe for more festival dates this summer including Hellfest."
Wormrot - Left To Rot [RSD Essential Indie Exclusive Coffee Grind Splatter]
$33.99
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ThinkIndie Exclusive - Guitar master Dennis Coffey’s first LP for Westbound records was released in 1975. It remains a tour de force in funky guitar mastery unlike anything else. While Coffey’s guitar fireworks remain squarely at the center of Finger Lickin Good, some of the more psychedelic elements of his earlier work fall away and are replaced by a slicker, more produced sound. This new style clearly lays the groundwork for Coffey’s transition, as the 70s progress, into a more commercial, disco-oriented sound on his own recordings as well as on his writing and production work for other artists such as CJ and Co. This long overdue reissue, retitled Finger Pickin Good, was remastered by Dave Gardner and includes a previously unissued bonus track.
Dennis Coffey - Finger Pickin Good [ThinkIndie Exclusive Finger Lickin Green]
$29.99
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ThinkIndie Exclusive - "Earth Creature" by Boobie Knight & The Universal Lady is a funk and soul masterpiece that pulsates with infectious energy and undeniable groove. Released in 1977, this album is a vibrant celebration of the Earth's natural beauty and the joy of being alive. Led by the charismatic Boobie Knight, the band delivers a dynamic blend of funky rhythms, soulful vocals, and catchy hooks that captivate listeners from start to finish. From the title track's feel-good anthem to the humorous yet funky "Monster" and "Freakenstein," each song on the album exudes a distinct charm and vitality that has earned it a cherished place in the hearts of funk and soul enthusiasts. "Earth Creature" is a timeless gem that continues to captivate audiences with its irresistible charm and infectious grooves. Tracks on the album have famously been sampled by Outkast, 50 Cent, and N.W.A., among others. This long overdue reissue from Org Music was remastered by Dave Gardner and pressed at Furnace Record Pressing.
Boobie Knight & The Universal Lady - Earth Creature [ThinkIndie Exclusive Red-Hot Red Vinyl]
$29.99
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Indie Exclusive - Produced by Grammy Award winning producer Paul Moak, ‘See Where The Night Goes’ is the 3rd studio album from Nashville Rock N Roll prodigies Goodbye June. 11 tracks of the very finest modern day Rock music with a twist of southern twang and washed down with a shot of blues.

Goodbye June - See Where The Night Goes [RSD Essential Indie Exclusive Half Red & Half White]
$33.99
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Indie Exclusive - "A Day with Art Blakey 1961" by Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers is a quintessential example of hard bop jazz from the early 1960s. Led by Blakey's dynamic drumming, the album features a stellar lineup including Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Wayne Shorter, Cedar Walton, and Jymie Merritt. Enjoy this classic jazz double album, now pressed on heavyweight metallic silver vinyl.
Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers - A Day With Art Blakey 1961 [RSD Essential Indie Exclusive Metallic Silver ]
$32.99
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Indie Exclusive - Experience Dizzy Gillespie's electrifying big band orchestra live from Chester, PA, in June 1957. Hindsight Records has meticulously transferred these performances from Wally Heider's analog reels to ensure superior audio quality. Gillespie, a pivotal figure in bebop's evolution from the mid-1940s, had firmly established himself as a jazz giant by 1957, leading his dynamic ensemble with authority. This live recording, captured less than a month before their memorable Newport Jazz Festival appearance, highlights Gillespie's band in peak form at Club Bel-Aire in Chester, Pennsylvania.
Dizzy Gillespie - Live in Chester 1957 [RSD Essential Indie Exclusive Orange & Blue 2 LP]
$32.99
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Indie Exclusive - Enjoy this reissue of "Dreaming Out of Season" by East St. Louis-based R&B and soul vocal group The Montclairs, led by Phil Perry. Originally released in 1972, the group’s debut LP captures the sweet soul sound of the early 1970s with its rich harmonies and themes of love, longing and heartache. Now available on split-color blue and white vinyl.
The Montclairs - Dreaming Out of Season [RSD Essential Indie Exclusive Half White & Half Blue]
$27.99
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Esteemed Hip-Hop Artist, Lil Yachty Teams Up With James Blake To Release Their First Collaborative Alternative Album Titled Bad Cameo Featuring A Limited Edition 10-Track vinyl.
James Blake & Lil Yachty - Bad Cameo [Indie Exclusive Royal Magenta LP]
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Jeremie Albino, the magnetic Canadian singer-songwriter, presents his Easy Eye Sound debut, Our Time In The Sun. Produced by Dan Auerbach, this album melds the rich textures of soulful folk, Americana, and gritty blues, showcasing Albino’s evocative voice and sincere storytelling. Deeply personal, grounded in his own history and infused with a palpable, raw energy, the collection is an intimate and powerful listening experience, affirming Albino's place as a resonant force in contemporary music.
Jeremie Albino - Our Time In The Sun [Indie Exclusive Neon Orange LP]
$25.98
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Critically acclaimed, Orville Peck has long dreamed of making Stampede, a duets album with singers, songwriters, and fellow musicians he’s long admired. And now, music icons, rebels and newcomers join hand-in-hand with Orville on his third full-length body of work to help create a two-part record that tips its hat to music’s past, present, and future. Orville just released the first part to this project Stampede: Vol.1 on 5/10 with duets such as Willie Nelson, Midland, Elton John, Allison Russell, Noah Cyrus, Bu Cuaron and Nathaniel Rateliff. Slant Magazine describes Volume 1 as "a reflection of both the singer’s dedication to the genre and his desire not to be confined by it."
Orville Peck - Stampede [Indie Exclusive Baby Pink 2 LP]
$44.98 Video
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Produced by Josh Kaufman (The Hold Steady, Bonny Light Horsemen), In the Shadow of the Holy Mountain brings a potent new energy to the elegantly composed folk/indie-rock of Blind Pilot. In a profound step forward for the band, their fourth full-length - and first since And Then Like Lions (2016) - unfolds with an exquisite fluidity, fully harnessing the chemistry they’ve shown in sharing stages with The Shins, Andrew Bird, and Gregory Alan Isakov and on festivals like Lollapalooza and Bonnaroo.
Blind Pilot - In The Shadow Of The Holy Mountain [Indie Exclusive White & Beige LP]
$23.98
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For the past decade, SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE have honed an aesthetic like no other. They’ve chopped up samples, chewed them up, spit them back out again, baby birded it. Across four albums and a smattering of EPs, Zack Schwartz, Corey Wichlin, and Rivka Ravede have fully solidified their stance as some of rock’s weirdest and best deconstructionists. 2018’s Hypnic Jerks was a study in noise punk sampledelia. It was a breakthrough for the band. Frank Ocean became a fan, spinning “fell asleep with a vision,” on Blonded Radio. 2021’s ENTERTAINMENT DEATH, was nasty dream pop by way of K-Mart realism and hitting the channel search setting on an old TV set. Their last release, 2023’s i’m so lucky, explored the breakup between Schwartz and Ravede, setting the stage and emotional territory for the band’s fifth record, YOU’LL HAVE TO LOSE SOMETHING. This latest offering is the most crystallized version of the band’s aesthetic, a continued meditation on the end of relationships and the unsteadiness that follows. It is a meticulous, beautiful, and quietly heartbreaking collection of songs. More often than not, it sounds like listening to a walkman from inside of a hurricane, like the YouTube videos you’d watch in bed for 18 hours straight after you break your wrist from a skateboarding accident. The goal in making YOU’LL HAVE TO LOSE SOMETHING was to soften out some of the edges. “Less hard left turns,” says Wichlin. “We wanted to make something intentionally less antagonistic,” he jokes. In practice, this means the record has slightly fewer drastic arrangement changes, and it is more stripped down. Take “I’VE BEEN EVIL,” one of the newest songs on the record, as one such offering. It is straightforward in that its tempo is consistent, in that the song keeps us in the same place. It does not digress. It holds itself steady, with bleary-eyed guitars and hushed vocals. The song is weary, the song is a whisper. The utterance “I’ve been evil,” is like the shrug of a shoulder, a so what, ha ha. Less straightforward is the sublime “LET THE VIRGIN DRIVE,” a genuinely frightening pop track that anchors itself on fucked up Japanese City pop samples and a demented news clip of someone screaming. The song was originally written around the time the band was touring ENTERTAINMENT, DEATH, and took a few years to fully flesh itself out. It is like staring into the sun, like waking up in a body bag “It’s about unrequited love and making up a situation or whole life in your head,” says Schwartz of its thematic underpinning, “The other person finally ‘sees you’ and your ‘problems are solved,’ but they aren’t, really.” The song hiccups and warbles — you can hear the tape hiss, the instability, how it kind of feels like the whole song might get sucked into a black hole’s event horizon. “Heaven is a lie/cause you are earthly/and you’re alive,” Schwartz sings at the song’s outset. YOU’LL HAVE TO LOSE SOMETHING is a record of provocations. It wants you to think it is just normal rock ‘n’ roll music. That it is purely pleasure oriented. But beneath these intentions is a collection of songs that are as complex as ever. The Ravede-led “FOUND A BODY,” is a downtempo smoke cloud of variegated synths. “Found a body,” she sings “No one can touch me.” “SUN SWEPT THE EVENING RED,” starts out disconcertingly chipper, before breaking down into an assault of sludged out guitars, auto-tuned vocals, a flurry of strings. Like all SPIRIT records, It is music made by three distinct voices, written independently and then assembled together. Despite being written all over the globe, with Ravede in Portugal and Schwartz and Wichlin back in Philadelphia, the trio arrived at the same themes: that of the brutality of coming to terms with reality, that of what it means to lie to protect yourself and your heart. Schwartz says he writes songs more or less in a stream of consciousness. The band listens to very little outside music when working. The result is a record that very much is its own world. Where chaos is carefully organized, where being able to ever actually chill out is totally illusory, a trick mirror.
SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE - YOU'LL HAVE TO LOSE SOMETHING [Indie Exclusive Happy Birthday LP]
$28.98
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Blame The Young is the third album by the Taunton based Alternative Rock Band October Drift, out on Physical Education Recordings. Blame The Young (the title song) explores denial and blame. It works on a personal and level but also on a societal & political level too. The housing crisis, the food crisis, poverty, the unravelling of the NHS - blame the young, blame immigration.. The albums central theme is ownership of our own decisions, actions and choices with an element of youthful defiance.
October Drift -  Blame The Young [Indie exclusive tri-colour ]
$26.98
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Following up on the global success of their album “Let The Bad Times Roll,” legendary So-Cal punk group The Offspring release their 11th album SUPERCHARGED. Produced by Bob Rock, the record continues the band's legacy with some of their best songwriting to date and unmatched musical energy.
The Offspring - SUPERCHARGED [Indie Exclusive Limited Edition Blue Marble Blue LP]
$25.99
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Legendary hip-hop figures Common and Pete Rock showcase their evolved prowess in their debut collaboration, "The Auditorium, Vol. 1." Despite years apart, their synergy is palpable. Pete's groundbreaking production, blending intricate harmonies, and Common's multifaceted artistry shine through. Their meticulous process births 15 tracks that blend nostalgia with innovation. With cameos from Jennifer Hudson and De La Soul's Posdnuos, each element is carefully curated, resulting in a timeless masterpiece. This album not only celebrates their individual growth but also sets the stage for future volumes.
Common & Pete Rock - The Auditorium Vol. 1 [INDIE EXCLUSIVE Translucent Forest Green 2LP]
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‘Heavy Lifting’ is the new studio album by Detroit’s punk rock pioneers, MC5. Led by MC5 founding member Wayne Kramer and produced by the iconic Bob Ezrin, ‘Heavy Lifting’ signifies a momentous occasion – the release of new MC5 music, a staggering 53 years since their last album in 1971. The music community recently mourned the loss of MC5 founding member Wayne Kramer and Dennis 'Machine Gun' Thompson, the last members of the original MC5 lineup, accompanied by messages of love from the world’s greatest rock stars. MC5's enduring influence and cultural significance are solidified by their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2024. ‘Heavy Lifting’ features an all-star lineup of guest musicians including Slash, Tom Morello, William DuVall (Alice in Chains), Vernon Reid (Living Colour), Tim McIlrath (Rise Against), and many more. Format Bonus CD & LP: Disc 2 / LP 2 contains previously unreleased live recordings from the MC50 tour celebrating the 50th anniversary of ‘Kick Out The Jams’.
Mc5 - Heavy Lifting [Indie Exclusive Arctic Pearl Color LP]
$29.98
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Meshell Ndegeocello -"No More Water: The Gospel Of James Baldwin" [Tangerine 2 LP] Capitol Music Group; Blue Note; Jazz / Meshell Ndegeocello follows her GRAMMY-winning Blue Note debut The Omnichord Real Book with No More Water: The Gospel of James Baldwin, another visionary album that pays homage to the eminent writer and activist James Baldwin and will be released on his centennial: August 2, 2024. Meshell's transformative music and collaborative spirit ignites this genre-bending work that is at once a musical experience, a church service, a celebration, a testimonial, and a call to action, creating a shared space for reflection, conversation, and social change. Co-produced by Meshell and guitarist Chris Bruce, No More Water also features frequent collaborators Justin Hicks, Kenita Miller, Abe Rounds, Jake Sherman, Jebin Bruni, and Julius Rodriguez, as well as powerful spoken word performances by Jamaican poet and activist Staceyann Chin. 2 LP set on tangerine vinyl. Indie Exclusive. Limited EditionSpecial Pkg: Colored Vinyl [Tangerine 2 LP] Limited Edition; Non-Returnable EXPLICIT
Meshell Ndegeocello - No More Water: The Gospel Of James Baldwin [Indie Exclusive 2 Tangerine Vinyl]
$32.99
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In 2016, Foals singer Yannis Philippakis was offered the opportunity of a lifetime: a two-day session with the great drummer Tony Allen. The pair quickly established an intuitive telepathy, and the music, germinated from jams and loops, and was complemented by a unique atmosphere of two cultures and creatives colliding. Joined by Tony’s regular collaborators Vincent Taeger (percussion, marimba), Vincent Taurelle (keys) and Ludovic Bruni (bass, guitar) that first meeting resulted in a handful of near complete songs, which were further developed during a couple subsequent sessions. But between scheduling issues and Covid restrictions, the recordings were not completed before Tony passed away in April 2020. Yannis felt a deep duty to complete the project, not only as a bittersweet way to honor and celebrate his old friend, but also because Tony had been so eager to share these songs with the world. The result is this five-track EP, Lagos Paris London, under the Yannis & The Yaw umbrella.

Yannis & The Yaw feat. Tony Allen - Lagos Paris London [ Indie Exclusive Red Color]
$27.98
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GEL return with a new 5-track EP, Persona, to make their Blue Grape Music debut. In just a few short years, GEL have grown to become one of the most exciting bands coming out of the world of aggressive music. The New Jersey-based five-piece make ultra-visceral hardcore with a healthy dose of punk DNA coupled with a live show that is unmatched in it’s energy and urgency.

GEL - Persona [Indie Exclusive]
$19.98
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The brand-new album by David Gilmour, ‘Luck and Strange’ was recorded over five months in Brighton and London and is Gilmour’s first album of new material in nine years. The record was produced by David and Charlie Andrew, best known for his work with ALT-J and Marika Hackman, with lyrics mostly written by Polly Samson, Gilmour’s co-writer for the past thirty years.

 

The album features eight new tracks along with a beautiful reworking of The Montgolfier Brothers’ ‘Between Two Points’, which sees Romany Gilmour, who performs backing vocals across the album, on vocals and harp.

 

Musicians contributing to the record include Guy Pratt & Tom Herbert on bass, Adam Betts, Steve Gadd and Steve DiStanislao on drums, Rob Gentry & Roger Eno on keyboards and the string and choral arrangements are by Will Gardner. The title track also features the late Pink Floyd keyboard player Richard Wright, recorded in 2007 during a ‘Barn Jam’ at David’s house.

 

The album’s cover image, photographed and designed by renowned artist Anton Corbijn, is inspired by lyrics written by Charlie Gilmour for the album’s final song ‘Scattered’.

 

1 x LP – translucent sea blue vinyl. Gatefold sleeve and booklet with photography and design by Anton Corbijn

David Gilmour - Luck and Strange [Translucent Sea Blue Vinyl]
$38.98

        
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