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Record of the Month: The Murder Capital - Gigi’s Recovery

Records of the Month

Record of the Month: The Murder Capital - Gigi’s Recovery

Our first Record of the Month for 2023 is Gigi’s Recovery, the huge second album from Dublin Post-punks, The Murder Capital.

So the first thing is, although this new album and the band themselves very much fall into the post-punk canon (with pounding drums, scratching guitars, direct vocal delivery), there is something very different going on here. Gigi’s Recovery is produced and mixed by Grammy®-winning John Congleton and there are some gloriously off-kilter production choices, flashes of shoegaze and pop really taking this new set somewhere else.

"Return My Head" (Official Video)

"there is the discovery of an ideal sound, one that works magically between the four group members and gives back that magic to the listener’s ear."
- Loud & Quiet, 9/10

Backdropped by grief and recovery, this second record took the band two years to write and record, a time that was needed to balance out the rush with which they released their debut.

"Ethel" (Official Video)

"...they’ve emerged with a follow-up, Gigi’s Recovery, which redraws the coordinates for this ambitious quintet."
- Mojo

Gigi’s Recovery is tense, urgent and full of ideas drawn from its wide-reaching influences. A really great album and quite the way to kick off 2023.

Available on CD and LP, to include a limited Indie Exclusive Pink colour vinyl pressing.
 Drift Record of the Month Club
Gigi’s Recovery is the first release for those of you signed up to the Drift Record of the Month Club. Available in three, six or twelve month configurations, join the Drift Record of the Month Club and start adding to your amazing collection. Each month you will receive one new album on either vinyl or CD based on your subscription type. The first delivery (whether CD or LP) will also include a complimentary Drift tote bag.

Find out more here.

Recent 'Record of the Month' albums at Drift have included; Goat Girl, Black Country, New Road, Jane Weaver, Dry Cleaning, Squid, White Flowers, Stephen Fretwell, Chubby and the Gang, Low, BADBADNOTGOOD, Damon Albarn, Geese, Silverbacks, Cate Le Bon, Huerco S., Daniel Rossen, Kevin Morby, Vintage Crop, Viagra Boys, The Lounge Society, Jockstrap, Trevor Beales, Aoife Nessa Frances and Sarathy Korwar.