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Most recently dispatched: 25 July
UK Indies exclusive LP is on 'half red / half blue' coloured vinyl.
The long awaited third full length album from the awesome singer-songwriter Jack Peñate. Marking his first set of new music since 2009's Everything Is New!
The album doesn’t just draw on his musical journey of the past ten years, it brings in influences from the music he heard as a child. Loaded Gun has a prechorus that Lennon and McCartney would have liked to have written. As a child his brother would play him Jungle music. There’s elements of that too. His dad ran acid house raves – that’s in there. But perhaps, the most poignant track is Gemini. With nothing more than piano, vibraphone and drum beat, the words of Peñate’s grandfather, the writer and artist Mervyn Peake, are read by his uncle Fabian. And it’s not the only family tie. The artwork for the album, and the first video, has been done by Peñate’s cousin, the acclaimed artist, Eddie Peake. “We both grew up with an uncanny focus on what we wanted to do, but had never worked together,” says Jack. His work is both incredibly joyous and melancholy, and it does something to me that music does to me too.”
UK Indies exclusive LP
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Item code: XL994CD
Label: XL Recordings
Info correct on: 29/11/2019