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Wednesday - I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone
Wednesday - I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone

Wednesday - I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone

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This item is scheduled to be released on 7th April 2023.

Description

I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone is Wednesday’s second full-length album & first as a full band. The Asheville, NC quintet (guitarist/ vocalist Karly Hartzman, lead guitarist Daniel Gorham, pedal steel guitarist Xandy Chelmis, bassist Margo Schultz & drummer Alan Miller) maximizes the dark dissonance of a three guitar attack to highlight the emotionality of Hartzman’s bell-clear vocals & wisps of half-recalled memories & literary references that make up her lyrics. I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone’s eight songs meld elements of shoegaze, grunge, indie pop & southern American culture into a uniquely personal style of modern rock music that resonates with power & tenderness.

The ever-darkening & deepening of Wednesdays’ sound on I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone owes a debt of influence to The Swirlies, Arthur Russell, Red House Painters, Tenniscoats, Ana Roxanne, Acetone, & their continued collaboration with MJ Lenderman (who lends backing vocals to the songs “Billboard” & “November”). I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone was recorded at Hartzman’s home with engineering assistance from her roommate Colin Miller. The depth & clarity of the recordings balance the distorted volume of Wednesday’s live performances with the intimacy of Hartzman’s voice. Her words hold the center of the chaos, unobscured by the power of the band.

Hartzman describes her lyrics as “attempts to access old personal memories & do them justice through prose, with inspiration from the writings of Richard Brautigan, Flannery O’Connor, David Berman & Tom Robbins, & movies like Steel Magnolias.”
Artist: Wednesday
Label: Dead Oceans
Catalogue: DOC326lp
Barcode: 656605162614
Format: LP
Release Date: 7th April 2023

This product is a pre order and is scheduled to be released 7th April 2023.

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

                               

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When is this released?

Wednesday - I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone is available for preorder now and has a scheduled release date of 7th April 2023. 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.

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Wednesday - I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone 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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