Sea Change alumnus and one of the most thrilling bands around - Snapped Ankles - return on The Leaf Label...
Thanks for visiting Drift
Good to meet you. Why not sign up to our weekly newsletter? We talk about all the new releases every Thursday, plus early bird deals, Dinked Editions and limited exclusives.
https://driftrecords.com/products/snapped-ankles-stunning-luxury1016946655279Snapped Ankles - Stunning Luxury//cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0161/8690/products/BAY113_large.jpg?v=1552579150//cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0161/8690/products/BAY113_medium.jpg?v=155257915021.99GBPInStockSnapped Ankles1st March 2019Dinked EditionsEverything In Stock at DriftGoogle 2018Indie & AlternativeIndie Record Shop ExclusiveSnapped AnklesThe Leaf LabelThe Leaf LabelSea Change alumnus and one of the most thrilling bands around - Snapped Ankles - return on The Leaf Label with new LP 'Stunning Luxury' and we have a super limited Dinked Edition.
+ Limited to just 600 copies worldwide + Hand numbered + Exclusive gold colour vinyl + Incredible custom packaging with a gold inner sleeve, pink outer sleeve, and a gold-foiled third outer sleeve. + Includes a CD copy
Snapped Ankles have taken on the guise of the very agents of their community’s demise – the property developers and brokers who heat the market on the promise of ‘Stunning Luxury’. With their adopted warehouse habitat under constant threat, the woodwose have taken this sharp-suited incarnation in order to infiltrate. The resistance starts here.
From humble forest beginnings via bohemian East London on debut album Come Play The Trees, Snapped Ankles are moving on. The log synths have been transformed into gaudy “To Let” and “For Sale” signs, which have become the new instrument of choice for the discerning woodwose. The sounds they eke out of the housing bubble are as frenzied and unstable as you’d expect. Dystopian bangers. Illicit thrills. Stunning Luxury moves quickly through life in the capital: microdosing mindfulness in the morning, a poisoned nod to the marketing department, investment portfolios and death by same day delivery.
The primal rhythms and forest chants are all present and correct. On the surface it’s hedonistic business as usual – a communal dance for the ages. But there’s a sense of discomfort too. There’s subversion, but it’s not clear who’s subverting who. There’s a message, but it’s often fragmented. Keep dancing. Keep foraging. Perhaps the woodwose are human after all…
+ Indie edition LP is limited to 500 copies on neon pink vinyl.
A1. Pestisound (Moving Out) A2. Tailpipe A3. Letter from Hampi Mountain A4. Rechargeable A5. Delivery Van
B1. Three Steps to a Development B2. Skirmish in the Suburbs B3. Dial the Rings on a Tree B4. Drink and Glide B5. Dream and Formaldehyde
The Leaf Label2019Indie & Alternativezero_out_no_hide2018-11-21