Lambchop

This (Is What I Wanted To Tell You)

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With ’This (Is What I Wanted To Tell You)’ Lambchop Continue To Establish Themselves As Forerunners And Innovators Of What Was Once Called Alt Country. Their Sound Has Morphed To Encompass Multiple Genres, Blending Folk Songwriting With The Tones Of Urban Soul.

Following On From The Pioneering Sounds Of ‘Flotus' (2017), ’This (Is What I Wanted To Tell You)’ Showcases Lambchop At A New Peak In Their Career, Whilst Still Retaining The Ingredients Of Their Classic Albums. ’This’ Is Brimming With Ideas, Songs And Hooks. A Huge Influence On The New Direction Is Matthew McCaughan (of Bon Iver And Hiss Golden Messenger), Who Produced And Co-wrote Large Parts Of The Album With Kurt Wagner (Lambchop Frontman) Over A Period Of Two Years.

STAFF COMMENTS

Barry says: Though we all know Kurt Wagner has a beautiful voice, this extensive use of the vocoder takes the focus away from his beguiling vox into the glitchy, dynamic instrumentation, as smoothly reminiscent as ever, but with a superb, fractured instrumental underclay coalescing into a huge, textured bed of bliss.

TRACK LISTING

A1. The New Isn't So You Anymore
A2. Crosswords, Or What This Says About You
A3. Everything For You
A4. The Lasting Last Of You
B1. The Air Is Heavy And I Should Be Listening To You
B2. The December-ish You
B3. This Is What I Wanted To Tell You
B4. Flower

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