Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork
Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork
Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork
Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork
Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork
Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork
Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork
Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork
Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork

Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork

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This item is scheduled to be released on 21st October 2022.

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When we decorated our shop window for New Long Leg back in 2021, we had people arrive at the shop asking for a dry cleaning service... we even had somebody turn up with their duvet... WHO'S READY FOR ROUND TWO?

Description

Stumpwork is the follow-up to the bands' epic 2021’s New Long Leg. 

+ Whilst stock lasts, select either bonus 7" or signed print editions from the variant menus.

The South London-based group’s first studio album, recorded in just two weeks with producer John Parish at the iconic Rockfield Studios, became a huge critical and commercial success reaching #4 in the UK Album Charts and featuring in best-of-2021 polls across the board. Buoyed by its success, Nick Buxton (drums), Tom Dowse (guitar), Lewis Maynard (bass) and Florence Shaw (vocals) returned to rural Wales in late 2021, partnering once more with Parish and engineer Joe Jones. Working from a position of trust in the same studio and with the same team, imposter syndrome and anxiety was replaced by a fresh freedom and openness to explore beyond an already rangy sonic palette, a newfound confidence in their creative vision. A longer period in the studio afforded the time to experiment, improvise, play, sharpen their table tennis skills.

Stumpwork was inspired by a plethora of events, concepts, and political debacles, be they represented in the icy mess of ambient elements reflecting a certain existential despair, or the surprising warmth in celebrating the lives of loved ones lost through the previous year. Surrealist lyrics are as ever at the forefront – but there is a sensitivity now to the themes of family, money, politics, self-deprecation, and sensuality. Furious alt-rock anthems combine across the record with jangle pop and ambient noise, demonstrating the wealth of influences the band feed off and their deep musicality. With the pressure of their debut album behind them, Dry Cleaning have crafted an ambitious and deeply rewarding new work that marks them out as one of the most intelligent and exciting acts to come out of the UK.

The album and single artwork were conceived and created by multi-disciplinary artists Rottingdean Bazaar and photographer Annie Collinge. James Theseus Buck and Luke Brooks of Rottingdean Bazaar first worked with Dry Cleaning directing the official video for ‘Scratchcard Lanyard’ and as their creative partnership with the band continues to flourish, they have fashioned a brilliantly unique visual identity for Stumpwork.

Tracklisting

1. Anna Calls From The Arctic
2. Kwenchy Kups
3. Gary Ashby
4. Driver’s Story
5. Hot Penny Day
6. Stumpwork
7. No Decent Shoes For Rain
8. Don’t Press Me
9. Conservative Hell
10. Liberty Log
11. Icebergs

Bonus 7” Red Vinyl:

A. Don’t Press Me
B. Swampy

Artist: Dry Cleaning
Label: 4AD
Catalogue: 4AD0504CD
Barcode: 191400050426
Format: LP or CD
Release Date: 21st October 2022

This product is a pre order and is scheduled to be released 21st October 2022.

This product is available on preorder with a limited discounted price.

                               

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When is this released?

Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork is available for preorder now and has a scheduled release date of 21st October 2022. In the event of any delays to this date, we will try to keep this page updated, specifically in the 'release updates' tab. Sadly, we are seeing a lot of date changes in 2022 so please bear with us.

When will I get it?

So long as there are no delays in the manufacturing and distribution processes that would delay the release as scheduled, we aim to ship it to you to arrive on or as close as possible to release day.

Please note, If you make a purchase that includes a preorder item together with an in-stock item in the same order, we will typically hold your box until all items are in stock before we ship. You can read more about our shipping policies here.

What is the discount?

Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork is listed at a special discounted pre order price (usually between 10-15 percent) that will revert to full price during the week of release.

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