Moon Duo - Escape (Expanded Blue Edition)

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VINYL LP

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$44.00 Inc. GST

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Sacred Bones Records - SBR253LP-C2

Includes Digital Download

To celebrate the tenth anniversary of Moon Duos long-out-of-print debut LP Escape, Sacred Bones is proud to present a new deluxe version of the album. The new reissue will include the original album in its entirety, plus three additional rare tracks taken from Moon Duos wild early days. Reflecting on the album in March 2020, the band shared the following statement: We made this record in a rehearsal space in San Francisco in late 2009. It was kind of a classic band space, shared by a rangy assortment of musicians over months and years, behind one of several similar doors in a dark red hall. A windowless room lit by string lights and an odd assortment of lamps, the walls a palimpsest of posters and gig fliers. There was a grimy, burn-pocked rug, cluttered gear in various stages of use and abandonment, and the air seemed to hang in a permanent film of smoke residue and stale beer. We recorded to a 4-track tape machine over the course of a few nights - wed just start the beats, hit record and let fly. We had a vague sense of coalescence, or fomentation, like a glimpse of a thing in outline which you cant yet see, but neither of us knew at the time that this was the record that would mark the beginning of our life as a touring band and would initiate our connections to so many (now long-time) friends, familiars and collaborators. Ten years feels like both a lifetime and the blink of an eye - measurable but impossible to quantify. These four tracks, and the others that join them here, are a snapshot of our earliest incarnation: flying blind, but high on the freedom of experimentation and filled with hope for things to come.

Side A:
Motorcycle, I Love You
In The Trees
Stumbling 22nd St

Side B:
Escape
A Little Way Different
Catch As Catch Can
Set It On Fire

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