Babes in Toyland Fontanelle 180g LP
Babes in Toyland Fontanelle 180g LP
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: WB Rhino
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Babes in Toyland Fontanelle 180g LP

Babes in Toyland

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SKU:
WBLP95431
UPC:
081227954314
180g Vinyl of 1992 Release!

This 1992 release from Babes In Toyland was their first on a major label and also the first to feature Maureen Herman on bass. The group was formed in 1987 and consisted of Kat Bjelland, Lori Barbero, and Michelle Leon who was replaced by Maureen Herman in 1992. The all female group released three studio albums from 1989 and 1995 before going inactive in 1997. Fontanelle would become the most critically and commercially successful album for Babes in Toyland selling over 200,000 copies in the U.S. alone. This second studio album from the Minneapolis punk rockers includes the tracks "Bruise Violet" and "Bluebell."

"Babes in Toyland's most focused and powerful statement...its raw punkish fury and metallic grind making it the spiritual kin of L7...Like L7, Babes in Toyland are more about pure sound than songs, but the similarities end there. Instead of just grinding away on simple power chords, Kat Bjelland's distinctive guitar work is full of intentionally grating dissonance, which is complemented by the jittery rhythm section. Vocally, Bjelland can move from a faux little-girl coo to a bellowing snarl in the space of one line; put together, all of this imbues Fontanelle with a terrifically explosive tension... Measured by any standard, Fontanelle is a frighteningly primal record, one whose sheer ferocity Babes in Toyland never quite captured this convincingly anywhere else." -Steve Huey, allmusic.com

Features:
• 180g Vinyl

Selections:
Side One:

1. Bruise Violet
2. Right Now
3. Bluebell
4. Handsome and Gretel
5. Blood
6. Magick Flute
7. Won't Tell
Side Two:
1. Quiet Room
2. Spun
3. Short Song
4. Jungle Train
5. Pearl
6. Real Eyes
7. Mother
8. Gone
Description
180g Vinyl of 1992 Release!

This 1992 release from Babes In Toyland was their first on a major label and also the first to feature Maureen Herman on bass. The group was formed in 1987 and consisted of Kat Bjelland, Lori Barbero, and Michelle Leon who was replaced by Maureen Herman in 1992. The all female group released three studio albums from 1989 and 1995 before going inactive in 1997. Fontanelle would become the most critically and commercially successful album for Babes in Toyland selling over 200,000 copies in the U.S. alone. This second studio album from the Minneapolis punk rockers includes the tracks "Bruise Violet" and "Bluebell."

"Babes in Toyland's most focused and powerful statement...its raw punkish fury and metallic grind making it the spiritual kin of L7...Like L7, Babes in Toyland are more about pure sound than songs, but the similarities end there. Instead of just grinding away on simple power chords, Kat Bjelland's distinctive guitar work is full of intentionally grating dissonance, which is complemented by the jittery rhythm section. Vocally, Bjelland can move from a faux little-girl coo to a bellowing snarl in the space of one line; put together, all of this imbues Fontanelle with a terrifically explosive tension... Measured by any standard, Fontanelle is a frighteningly primal record, one whose sheer ferocity Babes in Toyland never quite captured this convincingly anywhere else." -Steve Huey, allmusic.com

Features:
• 180g Vinyl

Selections:
Side One:

1. Bruise Violet
2. Right Now
3. Bluebell
4. Handsome and Gretel
5. Blood
6. Magick Flute
7. Won't Tell
Side Two:
1. Quiet Room
2. Spun
3. Short Song
4. Jungle Train
5. Pearl
6. Real Eyes
7. Mother
8. Gone
ISBN
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
2.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Babes in Toyland
Title
Fontanelle
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
1
Direct to disc
Creation Date
05-28-2015
Release Date
08-19-2015
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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