Las Kellies - Friends & Lovers

Las Kellies - Friends & Lovers
Las Kellies - Friends & Lovers
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Fire Records (FIRELP 403)
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Release Date: 10/2016
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"...Las Kellies inflected new wave post-punk blends garage-psych with infectiously deft dance beats and melodic pop..." (Fire Records)

“...While the overall sound of Friends & Lovers (produced by Ivan Diaz Mathe, whose credits include Lee “Scratch” Perry and Mad Professor) indicates a somewhat contemporary post-punk vibe, there’s also a lot of looking back. Songs like the lazy, mid-tempo “Sun Goes Down” successfully pay tribute to both the ‘80s psychedelic fuzz of Jesus and Mary Chain and the broken English girl group buzz of Shonen Knife. For a band with something of a singular sonic mission, Las Kellies seem to check off a lot of musical boxes. The simplicity on the surface is deceiving. There are occasions when Friends & Lovers tiptoes out of the band’s comfort zone, like on “Sundays,” which employs major chords and an almost funky, brittle (yet characteristically lazy) backbeat. It’s a nice change of pace near the end of an album that you don’t really want to end anyway. Even in their sunnier moments, Las Kellies remain a somewhat inscrutable trio. Their shimmering, gauzy grooves work well at loud volume when you just want to shut out the world..." (Read More:

Track List

A1 Sugar Beat    
A2 Tied To A Chain    
A3 Make It Real    
A4 Summer Breeze    
A5 I'm On Fire    
A6 I Don't Care    

B1 Sun Goes Down    
B2 Love Me As I Do    
B3 Breath Of Light    
B4 Hear It Loud    
B5 Sundays    
B6 Celebrate Life

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