Dan Sartain

Arise, Dan Sartain, Arise

£20.99
  • Dan Sartain - Arise, Dan Sartain, Arise
26th November 2021 / LP or CD / One Little Independent Records
     

Dan Sartain

Arise, Dan Sartain, Arise

£20.99
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“At the request of Dan’s family, wife and daughter, we are releasing this album which Dan finished a few months before his death on 20 th March 2021. 100% of all the profits from this release, both the artists share and the record company share, are being paid into a trust fund for Dan’s young daughter, which she will be
able to access when she reaches age. It has been released as Dan intended – nothing has been changed.”

'Arise, Dan Sartain, Arise’, the latest studio album by America’s infamous rock ‘n’ roll troubadour Dan Sartain, will be released by One Little Independent Records. Made up of thirteen wickedly wisecracking, vintage surf-rock bangers, this concise and classic record incorporates everything that’s made Dan Sartain the genres favourite underdog over the last two decades.

Seeped in obsidian black humour with tracks like ‘Glasses Houses’, ‘Rooster In The Henhouse’ and ‘I Heard Laughing’ ruthlessly calling out those who would slight him while also riding the hard line of self-awareness, the biting witticism of these tracks pair wonderfully with the playful tone of Sartain’s slick-back dark doo-wop. Elsewhere on the likes of ‘True Love’ and ‘Fires and Floods’ the crooner gets a chance to flex his punk muscles, pushing the guitars further into distorted territory taking the late 50s garage-rock influence via the late 70s in much the same way The Ramones and The Damned did. But we’re transported right back again when Sartain slows down for ballad standouts such as ‘Kisses In The Morning’ and ‘Personal Injury Law’. Throughout ‘Arise, Dan Sartain, Arise’ searing surf guitars intertwine with beautifully haunted organ jabs, with rhythms pulled straight from saloon bars way out west, and cheeky wink-to-the-camera lyrical whimsy.

On ‘Arise, Dan Sartain, Arise’ we witness a master at work in a field he perfected, with everything but what is completely necessary cut away to craft an album that couldn’t better represent one of the last true outsider artists of an immortal genre

Format /LP or CD
Released /26th November 2021
Catalogue / TPLP1638
Barcode / 5016958097783
Artist / Dan Sartain
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