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EOB

Earth

LP orange - Indies Exclusive
£31.99
CD
£11.99
LP black
£29.99

Indies exclusive LP is on 'orange' coloured vinyl.

The debut solo album from Ed O'Brien under the name EOB, known as one of the guitarists of Radiohead. The production for Earth has been handled by Flood and Catherine Marks.

Ed O’Brien never planned to make a solo record. As a guitarist with Radiohead, who over almost three decades and nine albums have established themselves as one of the most innovative and influential musical forces of our time, he thought his artistic side had its outlet and was happy to spend any downtime from Radiohead with his family. Plus, he wondered, would it really be necessary? “Thom, Jonny and Phillip are making music,” he says, “and I’m like, ‘The last thing the world needs is a shit album by me.’” But suddenly a switch was flicked and the songs came pouring out of him. That creative surge resulted in an album of rediscovery and adventure by O’Brien under the moniker EOB that deftly veers from moments of delicate folk to euphoric house, its songs seamlessly pinned together by unswerving melodic hooks and candid lyricism. A spirit of collaboration runs through it, from the production team of Flood, Catherine Marks, Alan Moulder and Adam ‘Cecil’ Bartlett to the extraordinary musicians O’Brien assembled to help bring these tracks to life; Omar Hakim, Colin Greenwood, David Okumu, Laura Marling, Adrian Utley, Nathan East and Glenn Kotche.

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  • 1.Shangri-La [5:47]
  • 2.Brasil [8:27]
  • 3.Deep Days [4:59]
  • 4.Long Time Coming [2:50]
  • 5.Mass [4:10]
  • 6.Banksters [5:08]
  • 7.Sail On [3:27]
  • 8.Olympik [8:38]
  • 9.Cloak of the Night [2:33]

Item code: 0836346
Label: Polydor
Info correct on: 21/4/2020