Lightning Bolt

Ride the Skies

£28.99
  • Lightning Bolt - Ride the Skies
21st February 2020 / LP & Indie LP / Thrill Jockey

Lightning Bolt

Ride the Skies

£28.99
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Ride the Skies is the second album by Lightning Bolt, and this re-release makes it available to fans for the first time since it’s original release. Compared to their first album it’s cleaner, tighter, recorded in studio rather than live. Which is not to say this is boring or sanitized in any way, Lightning Bolt never fail to make magic, filling a space with loud, raw sound. Sounds of synth or guitar turn out to be bass, and riffs become patterns, become a beat in the background, become a wall of noise, become a clear sound above it all. Lightning Bolt are known for the sound that truly comes into it’s own in this album. Ride the Skies is re-released with deluxe packaging featuring jacket art that was designed by Brian Chippendale for the original release but has never been realized until now.
Format /LP & Indie LP
Released /21st February 2020
Catalogue / THRILL499LPX
Barcode / 0790377499117
Artist / Lightning Bolt
Label /Thrill Jockey
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