Wire - Red Barked Tree

Wire - Red Barked Tree
Wire - Red Barked Tree
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Pinkflag (PF18LP)
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Release Date: 01/2011
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"This is a record that will never embarrass you and will also give clues as to how discerning your friends are. Get rid if they don’t like it..." (Evening Standard)

"That album title is the first brow-raiser: Amid a discography filled with cryptic names (154, A Bell Is a Cup... Until It Is Struck, Object 47), Red Barked Tree presents a disarmingly simple image that's reflected in the album's surprisingly relaxed, pastoral turns (acoustic guitars! on three songs!) and a lyrical framework addressing the emotional and environmental costs of modernity run amok. Red Barked Tree is a shrewdly sequenced album, and it has to be, given that its impulsive stylistic shifts-- from mechanized thrash to psychedelic folk to nervy power-pop-- mirror the "age of fragmentation" that Colin Newman is railing against. But its 11 songs are more or less positioned along a logical arc, where a sense of ominous unease gives way to violent release before simmering into a peaceful comedown..." (Read more:

Track List

A1 Please Take
A2 Now Was
A3 Adapt
A4 Two Minutes
A5 Clay
A6 Bad Worn Thing
B1 Morover
B2 A Flat Tent
B3 Smash
B4 Down To This
B5 Red Barked Trees

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