Arbouretum - Song of The Rose

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Arbouretum - Song of The Rose

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FormatCD & LP
Released24th March 2017
Catalogue THRILL433CD
Barcode 0790377043327

One of our favorites, the most nuanced of the powerhouses.

Throughout their time together, the Baltimore-based Arbouretum have been praised for their ability to weave elaborate vocal lines and guitar solos that often unravel into extended improvisation but never with as much finesse as on the masterfully crafted ‘Song Of The Rose’. In less practiced hands, these ideas could easily fall into contrivance but on ‘Song of the Rose’ Arbouretum use these elements to perfect their craft of storytelling in song, both lyrically and sonically.

Arbouretum recorded ‘Song Of The Rose’ with Steve Wright at Wrightway Studios. While previous records were recorded in a matter of days, ‘Song Of The Rose’ took weeks. Attention to production details augment their time-tested emphasis on capturing the energy of performance. ‘Song Of The Rose’ is the first time the band has mixed with Kyle Spence (Kurt Vile, Luke Roberts, Harvey Milk) at his studios in Athens, GA.

CD version in 4 panel mini-LP style gatefold package. LP pressed on virgin vinyl with artworked inner sleeve download coupon.

This first pressing will have a random allocation of coloured vinyl. 

Artist Arbouretum
Filed Under Rock & Psych & Garage