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Snow Bound ( exclusive white vinyl)

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The latest postcard from The Chills’ epic journey is an album about “consolidation, re-grouping, acceptance and mortality,” claims the chief Chill. “Hopefully a kind of Carole King ‘Tapestry’
for ageing punks.”

Wow! Are rock bands allowed to grow old gracefully and assess the world’s and their shortcomings in the process? Is it possible to swerve the obvious and make something that’s bittersweet in
tone but harmonious on the ear? Of course it is.

On ‘Snow Bound’ lost heroes are lamented, relationships are re-evaluated, atonement is sought, mortality is mulled over and fake news is undercut. It’s serious stuff, the thoughts of a dysfunctional
50-something wrestling with maturity and discovering that their post-punk DIY beliefs still have a real voice that resonates between the fans of their early years and which can now pass down to the next generation.

Casting our minds back, we can recall that The Guardian mused, “They sound almost like the musical embodiment of autumn,” when confronted with ‘Silver Bullets’. Three years on, ‘Snow Bound’ nestles
heartily in its own winter of discontent. And all this with a humalong melodic verve, Phillipps’ gift for the tempered dalliance of verse and chorus and those gorgeous euphoric organ fills. Let the soul-searching commence…

Track Listing:

Side A:
  1. Bad Sugar
  2. Time to Atone
  3. The Greatest Guide
  4. Scarred
  5. Complex
  6. Deep Belief
  7. Lord of All I Survey
  8. Snow Bound
  9. Eazy Peazy
  10. In Harmony
Release date NZ
September 14th, 2018
Artist
Label
Fire Records
Number of Discs
1
Box Dimensions (mm)
315x315x3
UPC
809236153036
Product ID
28241840

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