The Shivas - Better Off Dead

The Shivas - Better Off Dead
The Shivas - Better Off Dead
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): K (KLP258)
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Release Date: 02/2016
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"Languid and lazily blissful, like a lo-fi Brian Wilson on a heavy dose of pain killers, the Shivas sound a little less retro but no less poppy on their third proper album..." (

"Better Off Dead [KLP258] is like a hall of mirrors, but instead of seeing yourself everywhere you look, it’s Roy Orbison, and then it's Les Paul & Mary Ford in the fogged glass, and you step outside, and the air is damp and you’re lost in the woods outside Northbend, Washington. There is a youngness and an innocence about The Shivas’ voices, like The Lennon Sisters or Patience & Prudence. And there’s Ray Davies in there, too - a ghost in the mixing board, collecting dust, all old and full of hiss, rattled loose and flying around inside here..." (Read more:

Track List (Listen to the album in full here)

A1 Better Off Dead
A2 Sad Sad Sorrow
A3 Never Never Coming Home
A4 Maryanne

B1 Off Axis
B2 Whatever
B3 Gun In My Pocket (Revisited)
B4 Nine, Six, And Three

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