Glasvegas - Glasvegas - Original 2008 UK Columbia/Sony BMG label 10-track LP
|Title||Glasvegas - Original 2008 UK Columbia/Sony BMG label 10-track LP|
|Record label||Columbia Records/Sony BMG Music Entertainment|
|Catalogue no||88697327391 (Spine & Labels)/GOWOW012 (Sticker & Labels)|
|Year of release||2008|
|Grading||VG++ (Vinyl & Labels)/M- (Inner Sleeve)/M- (Cover)|
|Additional info||2008 UK Coluimbia/Sony BMG label 10-track LP - the debut album Glasgow, Scottland, based indie rock band - and their immediate breakthrough -featuring the singles 'Geraldine', 'Daddy's Gone' and 'Flowers & Football Tops'.|
Robert Christgau gave the album an A grade in his February 2009 MSN Web Consumer Guide column, describing the band as "too good to be true." whilst David Fricke declared that "Glasvegas create wall-of-distortion melodrama that draws on The Jesus and Mary Chain, Sixties girl groups and The Velvet Underground's rain-dance pulse. It makes for a compelling blend of grays - lit by singer James Allan's high, bright hurrahs." in his Rolling Stone review.
Vinyl has white printed black labels, A-1/B-1 matrix endings - housed in a hard card illustrated credits inner sleeve - ultimately in a hype stickered picture cover
Condition: VG++ (Vinyl & Labels)/M- (Inner Sleeve)/M- (Cover):
Vinyl is bright and lustrous - perfect except for a little sleeve wear from being brought in and out of the hard car inner sleeve interior. Mint labels. Vinyl is overall plain close to mint.
Inner sleeve is mint - cover likewise nice - a superb copy.
1. Flowers & Football Tops 6:57
2. Geraldine 3:45
3. It's My Own Cheating Heart That Makes Me Cry 4:25
4. Lonesome Swan 2:43
5. Go Square Go 3:27
6. Polmont on My Mind 3:52
7. Daddy's Gone 4:24
8. Stabbed 2:22
9. S.A.D. Light 4:01
10. Ice Cream Van 5:56
All tracks written and composed by James Allan.
Track 1 incorporates elements from Charles Mitchell and Jimmie Davis' 'You Are My Sunshine'
Track 8 incorporates Beethoven's 'Moonlight' Sonata performed by Paul Cantelon as backdrop to spoken word
Recorded and tracks 1, 5 & 6 mixed at Brooklyn Recording Studios, New York, United States.
Recorded in Glasgow, Scotland
Mixed at Chung King Studios, New York, NY
Track 2 at Avatar Studios, New York, NY
Track 3 and 6 are mixed at Strongroom, London, U.K.
James Allan - Vocals
Rab Allan - Guitar
Paul Donoghue - Bass
Caroline McKay - Drums
Rich Costey - Production, Engineer, Mix
Justin Jamison, Kevin Burleigh, Max Dingle - Engineers
Anthony Palazzole (2, 4, 7 to 10), Ben Liscio (1, 5, 6), Charlie Stavish (1, 4 to 10), Justin Gerrish (3), Lee Slater (2, 6) - Assistant Mix
Dick Beetham (track 8), Howie Weinberg - Mastering
Ben Liscio, Max Dingle - Technicians
Village Green - Design, Illustration
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