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I Can See My House From Here [LP Box Set]

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Format: Vinyl
Label: NEW WEST RECORDS
Genre: Rock/Pop
Rel. Date: 11/09/2018
UPC: 607396526918

I Can See My House From Here [LP Box Set]
Artist: The Glands
Format: Vinyl
New: Not Currently Available
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New West Records is humbled and proud to release recordings from Athens, GA luminaries The Glands. After nearly two decades of radio silence, new music has surfaced in the form of a 23-song record - titled Double Coda - featuring all original and unreleased material written by the late Ross Shapiro. As a bookend to the new Double Coda, the band's debut album, Double Thriller was meticulously remastered and is gets its first ever release on wax. Last but not least, the critically acclaimed eponymous middle record, The Glands has also been remastered and features the band's definitive sequence including five rare songs. Take a listen and hear why NPR says, 'Do whatever you can to hear these records 'they're ripe for re-discovery. The records will be available individually on CD and LP as well as a career encompassing 5 LP Box Set with a 52-Page book featuring never-before-seen photos and testimonials from David Cross, James Mercer, Ira Kaplan, Patterson Hood as well as a forward by music critic and writer Stephen Deusner (Pitchfork, Salon, Paste). Read an excerpt below: Ross' passing left a hole in Athens, in the community where he had become a fixture and arguably even a celebrity of sorts. And there really is something heroic about his career as an artist, something noble to a life devoted to creativity and creation, even if that mostly means jamming with friends. The Glands first two albums established Ross as an unlikely and maybe even unwilling cult artist; you could argue that not enough people bought Double Thriller and The Glands, but everyone who did became avid fans for life. And even though we only have access to an infinitesimal portion of the music he made, these two albums' and now this third!' add invaluable detail and nuance to our portrait of Ross Shapiro.