Girls Names - Arms Around a Vision (Ltd Col.)

Girls Names - Arms Around a Vision (Ltd Col.)
Girls Names - Arms Around a Vision (Ltd Col.)
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Tough Love (TLV083LPX)
Special Attributes: Limited Cream coloured Vinyl
Release Date: 10/2015
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"Arms Around a Vision acts as a love letter to European elegance – Italian futurism, Russian constructivism, Germany’s Zero Group and both Neubauten and Bowie’s Berlin. Love and pain, romance and fucking. It’s all in there somewhere..." (Tough Love Records)

"The album opens with ‘Reticence’, a song in two parts that’s half metallic knockout, half midnight swagger. It sounds unlike anything they’ve ever done before, and is a perfect primer for an album that treads a course between Eno-era Roxy sleaze, Birthday Party dissonance and M.E.S’ three R’s: repetition, repetition, repetition.  As confident as it sounds, hardship has equally played a role in shaping Arms Around a Vision. “I'm not starving or anything, but I've practically been living hand to mouth since I was 22,” confirms Cully. “Most guitar music now is just a playground for the rich middle classes and it's really boring and elitist. We're elitist in our own way, in that we're on our own and you can't fuck with us when we’ve nothing to lose”. The near-6 minute ‘A Hunger Artist’ tackles that subject full on, addressing that age old adage of suffering for one’s art. While the songs aren’t narrative-driven as such – the band still generally favour abstraction and ambiguity – there is a consistent underlying message: “We've got nothing. We’ve never had anything. And we don't expect to. The only person I ever wanted to impress was myself. I've never got anywhere close to succeeding in doing that until this album. I'm proud of it. I think I can start saying I'm a musician now" (Tough Love Records)
Track List (Stream in full here)

A1 Reticence     
A2 An Artificial Spring     
A3 Desire Oscillations     
A4 (Obsession)     
A5 Chrome Rose     
A6 A Hunger Artist     

B1 Málaga     
B2 Dysmorphia     
B3 (Convalescence)     
B4 Exploit Me     
B5 Take Out The Hand     
B6 I Was You

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