The Fresh & Onlys - Soothsayer (Ltd)

The Fresh & Onlys - Soothsayer (Ltd)
The Fresh & Onlys - Soothsayer (Ltd)
Format: Vinyl (Ep) 
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Label (Code): Mexican Summer (MEX170-1)
Special Attributes: Limited edition numbered, high quality virgin vinyl
Release Date: 09/2013
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“...Transitioning from a once hard-hitting rock band into one with some depth, the band presents three louder songs & three softer ones. This is a band far removed from the days of Play it Strange-even further from Grey-Eyed Girls-& somewhat a progression of what the band built off last year’s Long Slow Dance..." (

"...The Soothsayer EP further expounds on this shift in aesthetic, as it features the band’s most elaborate songwriting to date. The opening title track ascends and recedes both musically and emotionally rather than remain static, like the band’s early garage rock. Tapping into that ’80s, Mitch Easter melancholy, Cohen keeps his words characteristically vague (“You have to look in, to look out/ So say the soothsayer”) as soft verses swell into a punchy chorus. These complex songs are a real test for The Fresh & Onlys — a risk, even. So, to trial-run the experiments on a short EP was wise. The contrived “Forest Down Annie” is a psyched-out haze that would’ve bogged down an LP, but its inclusion here is just the band saying, “We made this, here it is, who gives a shit.”...." (Read more:

Track List

A1 Soothsayer    
A2 God Of Suez    
A3 Forest Down Annie    

B1 Glass Bottom Boat    
B2 Drugs    
B3 The Deluge Of War 

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