Electrelane - The Power Out

Electrelane - The Power Out
Electrelane - The Power Out
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
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Label (Code): Too Pure (PURE142LP)
Special Attributes: Reissue, Gatefold Cover
Release Date: 12/2012
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“...This is probably destined for the darkest recesses of the John Peel programme, but it deserves the same attention afforded to similar one-offs such as British Sea Power..." (

"Electrelane's second album, The Power Out, is also their debut for the esteemed, arty British label Too Pure, the perfect home for a band that resembles so many of the imprint's other acts. The similarities appear early on, with the Stereolab-eqsue motorik and French vocals that drive "Gone Under Sea," the wobbly-yet-charming singing on "Birds" that recalls Pram's Rosie Cuckston, and the intricate interplay of guitars and keyboards on every track that bring to mind th' Faith Healers (and their later incarnation, Quickspace). But these similarities are far from derivative; instead, on The Power Out, Electrelane feel like they're in the tradition of these other messy, angular, decidedly British art-punk bands, so much so that it's hard to imagine the band on any other label (with all due respect to Mr. Lady, who released Electrelane's debut, Rock It to the Moon). But even though the group perfectly defines the way that so many British art-school bands have sounded since the late '70s, in Electrelane's hands it still seems fresh..."  (Read more:

Track List

A1 Gone Under Sea        
A2 On Parade        
A3 The Valleys        
A4 Birds        
A5 Take The Bit Between Your Teeth        
A6 Oh Sombra!        

B1 Enter Laughing        
B2 This Deed        
B3 Love Builds Up        
B4 Only One Thing Is Needed        
B5 You Make Me Weak At The Knees 

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