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Cola - The Gloss

€33,95
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Lush, minimal, DIY-tinged indie-rock.
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The Gloss is the second album from Cola - From their inception Cola have expanded on the DIY ethic of the Dischord and SST eras, creating potent sounds from a minimal palette of drums/bass/guitar and lacing their songs with winsome one-liners and societal commentary.

 

What's another word for commentary? Gloss, apparently. Never basic, the lyrics reward repeated listening for deeper meanings. David Berman's poetry-via-garage light pennings are an inspiration, as equally so are the lighter side of UK first-wave New Wave and the Dunedin sound. The results are in the pudding: at times sparse and poetic, at others a thrilling, hook-laden good time, as with the cheeky romantic sketch of a one-night stand that is so overfowing with innuendo-cum-journalism talk that it almost teeters over into self-parody. But the results are the right combination of lightheartedness and sincerity. Romanticism is never far from laughter, and equally never far from righteous anger in the music of Cola: "Pulling quotes now in the dark/ Our outlook is restrained/ Your tongue might weaken to be- ft your smile/ Til nothing ill remains." 'nuff said. It's an album bursting with energy and wit and ideas filled to the margins. 

Edition Info

• Available in indie-exclusive transparent green colour vinyl.

Tracklisting

1. Tracing Hallmark
2. Pulling Quotes
3. Pallor Tricks
4. Albatross
5. Down To Size
6. Keys Down If You Stay
7. Reprise
8. Nice Try
9. Bell Wheel
10. Bitter Melon

Released 14th June 2024

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Cola - The Gloss

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