Blonde Redhead

Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons [20th Anniversary Edition]

£25.99
  • Blonde Redhead - Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons [20th Anniversary Edition]
4th September 2020 / Ltd LP / Touch & Go
"It doesn't quite qualify as a pop album, but it definitely serves as their warmest and most accessible record yet." - 7.8
 

Blonde Redhead

Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons [20th Anniversary Edition]

£25.99

Twisted rhythms and wonky alt-pop from the NYC underground.

This release is listed for pre order, with a scheduled release date of 4th September 2020. It is also listed at a special discounted pre order price that will revert to full price during week of release. Please note, if you purchase any item that is a pre order, your order will ship once all of the items in that order are in stock. You can read more about our shipping policies here.
Originally released 20 years ago on June 6, 2000, Blonde Redhead's 3rd Touch and Go Records album was recorded earlier that year at Bear Creek Studio in Washington State from January 15th til February 18th with Ryan Hadlock and Guy Picciotto.

+ Limited Edition of 2000 LP pressed on 180 gram Opaque Pink Vinyl. Gatefold LP jacket with New Cover Art and Unreleased Photos from the Original Recording Session.

With Guy twisting the knobs and helping to shape the sound of the record, Simone, Kazu, and Amedeo found themselves in an ideal environment to create a distinctive record. From the first notes of "Equally Damaged", you are drawn in - starting with a simple, twisted melody, augmented bit by bit with rhythms and the distinctive vocals and lyrics which are the center of these songs. Moved dramatically to the front of the mix, the vocals on this record are rich and melodic, sometimes recorded with three mics at once to get the depth of the sound.

These songs are reminiscent of the twisted sentimentality of Serge Gainsbourg. Using basic instruments, melodies, and rhythms, the recording, the instrumentation, and the general presentation of each song create intricately layered, provocative, and genuinely emotional songs that continue to play themselves in your head for days. The mix of the guitars, the power of the drums, and the infectiousness of the rhythms, combined with the remarkable vocals and lyrics, make Melody of Certain Damaged Lemons a beautiful release. 

Includes “For the Damaged Coda”, the theme song for Evil Morty from the popular animated show Rick and Morty.
Format /Ltd LP
Released /4th September 2020
Catalogue / TG216LPC1
Barcode / 0036172091638
Artist / Blonde Redhead
Label /Touch & Go
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