GALLON DRUNK - THE SOUL OF THE HOUR (LP)


"After the critical success of their acclaimed album "The Road Gets Darker From Here" from last from 2012, Gallon Drunk have returned to their producer Johann Scheerer's Clouds Hill studio in Hamburg. Together with new bassist Leo Kurunis, Gallon Drunk have created their most exciting, passionate and groundbreaking work to date - "The Soul Of The Hour". A howling celebration of survival and creative drive against the crushing weight of day-to-day existence, "The Soul Of The Hour" finds Gallon Drunk pushing ever further into previously uncharted musical territory for the band. With an emphasis firmly upon hypnotic, locked down grooves, free flowing instrumental passages and all manner of European inspirational music that courses through the band's collective bloodstream (singer/guitarist, keyboard player James Johnston was a member of Faust), Gallon Drunk have stretched out their music into thrilling and unfamiliar shapes. Though always present in Gallon Drunk's music, the band has thrust the leftfield aspect inherent in their sound to the fore - with exhilarating results. An emphasis upon a more focused, disciplined attack has fashioned a compelling musical wall of sound of considerable power, melancholy and fury." (label info) 180gram vinyl, printed innersleeve, with download code. also available on CD
soon in stock - please pre-order | UK| 2014| CLOUDS HILL | 18.90


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