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Metronomy - Small World

It is, definitely, good to be back.


To celebrate Metronomy's return with their seventh studio LP - Small World - the band have commissioned a very special 12" comic book, illustrated by Drift's own Lee O'Connor.

Included free with all vinyl preorders, the infinitely-looping comic charts the adventures of the 'It's Good To Be Back' video that leads the album's announcement. 


Metronomy - Small World


It's not the first time that Metronomy have called upon Lee's illustrations, with Joe Metronomy previously picking nine of his Bay cultural highlights for a very limited, illustrated Tea Towel. That artwork will be included in the forthcoming Dinked Edition 'The English Riviera Instrumentals' and going even further back, we once took Joe on a Totnes Record Shop Ghost Tour that Lee imagined visually for Deluxe.

Will there be more? Might be.

"I had a fun time using a new painting style and they (the band) were very understanding about all the band jokes," Lee explains.

Below are a series of WIP images from Lee's massive sketchbook.

Small World is scheduled for release in February and you can preorder it here.


Metronomy - Small World


Metronomy - Small World


Metronomy - Small World


Metronomy - Small World

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