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https://driftrecords.com/products/kevin-morby-oh-my-god1091126951983Kevin Morby - Oh My God//cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0161/8690/products/DOC191LP-C2_large.jpg?v=1571438651//cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0161/8690/products/DOC191LP-C2_medium.jpg?v=157143865124.99GBPInStockKevin Morby26th April 2019Dead OceansDinked EditionsDrift Winter SaleEverything In Stock at DriftGoogle 2018Indie & AlternativeIndie Record Shop ExclusiveKevin MorbyRecords of the Year 2019
Kevin Morby returns with Oh My God, a double concept album on spirituality and religion.
DINKED EDITION No. 10:
+ Limited to 500 copies. + Numbered. + Exclusive double LP pressed on opaque red coloured vinyl. + Bespoke alternative art with different lettering. + Includes bonus CD. + Includes 12 x 12" art print.
Throughout his four solo albums and myriad records of various collaboration, Kevin Morby has recognized in his work the ubiquity of an apparent religious theme. Though not identifying as “religious” in the slightest, Morby—the globetrotting son of Kansas City who has made music while living on both coasts before recently returning to his Midwestern stomping grounds—recognises in himself a somewhat spiritual being with a secular attitude towards the soulful.
And so, in an effort to tackle that notion head-on and once-and-for-all, he sat down in his form of church—on planes and in beds—and wrote what would become his first true concept-album: the lavish, resplendent, career-best double LP 'Oh My God'.
“This one feels full circle, my most realised record yet,” he says. “It’s a cohesive piece; all the songs fit under the umbrella of this weird religious theme. I was able to write and record the album I wanted to make. It’s one of those marks of a life: this is why I slept on floors for seven years.
I’ve now gotten the keys to my own little kingdom, and I’m devoting so much of my life to music that I just want to keep it interesting. At the end of the day, the only thing I don’t want is to be bored. If someone wants to get in my face about writing a non-religious religious record? Thank god. That’s all I gotta say.”
+ The first run of the Indie version LP is pressed on sky blue coloured vinyl.
1. Oh My God 2. No Halo 3. Nothing Sacred / All Things Wild 4. OMG Rock n Roll 5. Seven Devils 6. Hail Mary 7. Piss River 8. Savannah 9. Storm (Beneath the Weather) 10. Congratulations 11. I Want To Be Clean 12. Sing A Glad Song 13. Ballad Of Faye 14. O Behold