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Explosions In The Sky

The Rescue (Anniversary Edition)

LP regular
£21.99
LP orange - Indies Exclusive
£24.99

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Expected 16th August 2019

Indies exclusive LP is on 'opaque dusty orange' coloured vinyl.

Both LPs include a download code.

One of a couple of vinyl re-issues from EITS.  Vinyl reissue of the fourth full length studio album from the post-rock titans Explosions In The Sky to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the band.

The Rescue is commonly referred to as Explosions In The Sky’s “secret album,” mostly due to the fact that since its initial limited mail-order only CD release in 2005, it has never been made commercially available on any format, in any store, anywhere in the world. In 2005 – after having toured the world for over a year straight in support of The Earth Is Not A Cold Place, and scoring the major motion picture, Friday Night Lights – Explosions In The Sky took the year off to physically, emotionally, and creatively recharge. It was during this period that they decided to try making an entire album in a method that was totally foreign to them: Quickly, and loosely. They came up with the idea to compose, rehearse, record, and mix an entirely new song each day for eight days in a row. They kept the rules simple and strict: the song had to be crafted from start to finish in one day, and could not be revisited once that day was done. The band would produce, record, and mix everything themselves in their own homes, without outside assistance or interference. With such rigid parameters, the expectations were kept suitably low. The quality of the album that bloomed was startlingly high. The songs had a lightness and unruliness that starkly contrasted their catalog, while maintaining the same emotional resonance that had already become a trademark of their music.

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Cat no: TRR326LP
Label: Temporary Residence
Info correct on: 4/7/2019