Les Savy Fav Root For Ruin LP (Transparent Orange Vinyl)
Les Savy Fav Root For Ruin LP (Transparent Orange Vinyl)
Genre: Alternative
Label: Frenchkiss
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Les Savy Fav Root For Ruin LP (Transparent Orange Vinyl)

Les Savy Fav

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SKU:
FKRLP000451
UPC:
195497284375

10th Anniversary Transparent Orange Vinyl LP!
Limited To 500 Copies Worldwide!

Known for years as one of the most ferocious live acts in existence, Les Savy Fav got together at RISD in Providence in 1995. Since then they have become underground mainstays with their combination of anxious rhythms and sardonic lyrics thanks to lead singer Tim Harrington.

Les Savy Fav has, for the most part, remained a word-of-show, fanatical-fan-driven band. They have done it on their own, in the old-fashioned way, touring and making music. They aren't too cool for any school.

With its fifth album, Root for Ruin, the art rock outfit continues with the sound that made Let's Stay Friends such a refreshing change for the band, refining its angular sound with pop polish. This slower, more melodic approach really shines on 'Let's Get Out of Here,' a laid-back, Pixies-influenced track that almost casually rises and falls, showing off the band's ability to take a chord progression and mine it for all its worth, coaxing out a breezy verse and an incredibly catchy hook that sound like they could be lost tracks from Doolittle.
-Gregory Heaney, Allmusic.com, 4/5 stars
Root For Ruin, the group's first record in three years, cements Les Savy Fav as winners in both lights, as serious post post-punk and as fun-loving, party-starting fare. The album manages both to be distinctly a Les Savy Fav album while pushing the boundaries of the sound you would come to expect from the group. As the opening song clearly states, the band still has their appetite and the new record is anything but phoned-in. There are no clunkers in the bunch. Every song could stand on its own...
-Philip Cosores, Consequence Of Sound, A- rating

Features

  • 10th Anniversary Limited Edition - 500 Copies Worldwide
  • Transparent Orange Vinyl
  • Gatefold jacket

Selections

  1. Appetites
  2. Dirty Knails
  3. Sleepless In Silver Lake
  4. Let's Get Out Of Here
  5. Lips N' Stuff
  6. Poltergeist
  7. High And Unhinged
  8. Excess Energies
  9. Dear Crutches
  10. Calm Down
  11. Clear Spirits
Description

10th Anniversary Transparent Orange Vinyl LP!
Limited To 500 Copies Worldwide!

Known for years as one of the most ferocious live acts in existence, Les Savy Fav got together at RISD in Providence in 1995. Since then they have become underground mainstays with their combination of anxious rhythms and sardonic lyrics thanks to lead singer Tim Harrington.

Les Savy Fav has, for the most part, remained a word-of-show, fanatical-fan-driven band. They have done it on their own, in the old-fashioned way, touring and making music. They aren't too cool for any school.

With its fifth album, Root for Ruin, the art rock outfit continues with the sound that made Let's Stay Friends such a refreshing change for the band, refining its angular sound with pop polish. This slower, more melodic approach really shines on 'Let's Get Out of Here,' a laid-back, Pixies-influenced track that almost casually rises and falls, showing off the band's ability to take a chord progression and mine it for all its worth, coaxing out a breezy verse and an incredibly catchy hook that sound like they could be lost tracks from Doolittle.
-Gregory Heaney, Allmusic.com, 4/5 stars
Root For Ruin, the group's first record in three years, cements Les Savy Fav as winners in both lights, as serious post post-punk and as fun-loving, party-starting fare. The album manages both to be distinctly a Les Savy Fav album while pushing the boundaries of the sound you would come to expect from the group. As the opening song clearly states, the band still has their appetite and the new record is anything but phoned-in. There are no clunkers in the bunch. Every song could stand on its own...
-Philip Cosores, Consequence Of Sound, A- rating

Features

  • 10th Anniversary Limited Edition - 500 Copies Worldwide
  • Transparent Orange Vinyl
  • Gatefold jacket

Selections

  1. Appetites
  2. Dirty Knails
  3. Sleepless In Silver Lake
  4. Let's Get Out Of Here
  5. Lips N' Stuff
  6. Poltergeist
  7. High And Unhinged
  8. Excess Energies
  9. Dear Crutches
  10. Calm Down
  11. Clear Spirits
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Alternative
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Les Savy Fav
Title
Root For Ruin
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
1
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
11-12-2020
Release Date
01-27-2021
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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