Glass Boys (Deluxe Indie Exclusive Double Vinyl)
Released on June 3, 2014
Vinyl includes MP3 download card
DOUBLE ALBUM VERSION WITH ALTERNATE FRONT
AND BACK COVERS, and SECOND DISC INCLUDING
SLOW VERSION OF ALBUM. PLUS 12 x 24 POSTER!
In contrast to the
sprawling epic of their last album, the punk rock
opera David Comes To Life, the new album returns to
rock’n’roll basics, verse-chorus-verse-chorus. It also
features guitar solos, mellotron and piano.
Recorded for the first time in analogue, with Bill
Skibbe (The Dead Weather, The Kills, Lower Dens,
Andre Williams), the album is bathed in a warm,
almost romantic glow. In particular, Jonah Falco’s
virtuosic drumming shines forth, each snare hit
shattering the air. Damian Abraham’s throaty growl is
not less punk, but the overall effect is a more human,
relatable Fucked Up.
The lyrics mostly address the puzzle of being in a
punk rock band while having children and being
in their early 30s. “So this is what it’d be like?
Everything bathed in a harsh bright light? Why is
the impact so immense? Maybe I know it could have
been me instead.”
J Mascis, Gord Downie and George Pettit are the