The Thermals - Desperate Ground

The Thermals - Desperate Ground
The Thermals - Desperate Ground
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Saddle Creek ‎(LBJ-186)
Special Attributes: 180 gram vinyl. Includes 11.75" x 11.75" double sided insert on heavy uncoated stock, and MP3 download card.
Release Date: 04/2013
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"For just over a decade The Thermals have stuck to their scrappy, good-timin’ punk formula. And they’ve done it better than anyone, making economical four-chord rock that’s still potent and thrilling..." (

"...In their 11-year career, The Thermals have made music so angry at the world it would make heads of state take a long hard look at themselves if they indulged in the back catalogue. On sixth album ‘Desperate Ground’, the Portland trio are taking on familiar foes: religion, politics, the world’s lack of moral backbone. Opener ‘Born To Kill’ is bolshy lo-fi, flooded with anti-war lyrics and Hutch Harris’ shouty vocals. As ever, their key skill is being extremely dark as well as mega poppy. They are occasionally more playful, as on ‘The Howl Of The Winds’ with its wild hoots and gutsy riffs, but mostly this is a ballsy rage against the machine..." (Read more:

Track List

A1 Born To Kill
A2 You Will Be Free
A3 The Sunset
A4 I Go Alone
A5 The Sword By My Side

B1 You Will Find Me
B2 Faces Stay With Me
B3 The Howl Of The Winds
B4 Where I Stand
B5 Our Love Survives

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