12" Vinyl Record's Front Jacket Cover
12" Vinyl Record's Front Jacket Cover

Future Islands, The Far Field, 12" Vinyl Record, Album, LP

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Artist: Future Islands
Genre: Rock/pop
Label: 4AD
The Far Field refines and builds on the breakthroughs of the Baltimore-based trio’s 2014 album Singles, bursting with undeniable hooks and disarmingly honest lyrics written by Samuel T. Herring (vocals, lyrics), William Cashion (bass, guitars) and Gerrit Whelmers (keyboards, programming). After the success of Singles and the hundreds of Future Islands shows played in that period, the band began writing new material on the coast of North Carolina, and continued throughout the year in Baltimore before road-testing these songs at a series of secret shows under fake names. Later that year, they traveled to Los Angeles to record with Grammy Award-winning producer John Congleton at the legendary Sunset Sound, where everyone from The Beach Boys to Prince have laid down masterpieces. With string and horn arrangements by Patrick McMinn, The Far Field is the first Future Islands record to feature live drums by Michael Lowry, who joined the band prior to their sensational performance of “Seasons (Waiting On You)” on David Letterman’s late night TV show. Blondie’s Debbie Harry also makes a guest appearance, in a duet with Herring on penultimate track “Shadows.” Across The Far Field’s twelve chest-pounding love songs and odes to the road, Future Islands brilliantly expresses the band’s central themes they’ve been exploring for the last decade: that there is power in emotional vulnerability, that one can find a way to laugh and cry in the same breath – and be stronger for it. “This is the kind of band that makes you wish other bands tried harder.” - Pitchfork “An absolute and unqualified triumph” -Stereogum “Mournful, triumphant, heroic” -Complex

Future Islands, The Far Field

Label: 4AD – 4AD0001LP
Vinyl, LP, Album, Limited Edition, White, 180g
Country: USA & Canada
Released: Apr 7, 2017
Genre: Electronic, Rock

Style: Indie Rock, Synth-pop

Track listing...

A1 Aladdin
A2 Time On Her Side
A3 Ran
A4 Beauty Of The Road
A5 Cave
A6 Through The Roses
B1 North Star
B2 Ancient Water
B3 Candles
B4 Day Glow Fire
B5 Shadows
Featuring – Debbie Harry*
Vocals [Guest Vocals] – Debbie Harry*
B6 Black Rose

©2017 4AD, New York City, New York, United States

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