The Wave Pictures

When The Purple Emperor Spreads His Wings

£20.99
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20th May 2022 / 2LP or 2CD / Moshi Moshi
     

The Wave Pictures

When The Purple Emperor Spreads His Wings

£20.99
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Released: 20th May 2022
This release is available for pre order and has a scheduled release date of 20th May 2022. In the event of any delays we will try to keep this page updated. It is listed at a special discounted pre order price that will revert to full price during the week of release. Please note, If you make a purchase that includes a pre-order item together with an in-stock item in the same order, we will typically hold your box until all items are in stock before we ship. You can read more about our shipping policies here.

The Wave Pictures, industrious and prolific as ever, return with ‘This Heart Of Mine’. Following two albums in 2018, ‘Brushes With Happiness’ and ‘Look Inside Your Heart’, this is the first track to be made available from their new double album ‘When The Purple Emperor Spreads His Wings'.

Formed over twenty years ago by Franic Rozycki and David Tattersall in Wymeswold, Leicestershire, and joined by Jonny ‘Hudderfield’ Helm since 2005, The Wave Pictures have released over twenty albums of their own, along with exciting side projects such as garage rock supergroup The Surfing Magazines, several albums with Stanley Brinks, and Dave’s recent guitar contributions to Billy Childish albums, with whom they also collaborated on their 2014 album ‘Great Big Flamingo Burning Moon’.

+ 2LPs are pressed on red and purple sparkle vinyl. 

Across these varied releases, accommodating Dave’s free flowing fountain of songwriting, The Wave Pictures have shown their deep affection for rock and roll,
blues, jazz, classic rock, and of course Dave’s legendary love of good guitar solo.
With a nuance of autumn, ‘This Heart Of Mine’ references time and space travel & memory all rolled into one. Musically inspired by classic Neil Young, ‘This Heart Of Mine’ witnesses The Wave Pictures going full-on country and features cowboy harmonica from Dominic ‘Hotdog’ Brider, Franic Rozycki on mandolin, alongside Dave Tattersall’s gentle acoustic guitar strum.

Format /2LP or 2CD
Released /20th May 2022
Catalogue / MOSHILP117
Barcode / 5060918150797
Label /Moshi Moshi
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