CHVRCHES - Every Open Eye [LP] (White Vinyl)

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180 gram WHITE COLORED vinyl
Single Lp Edition
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Every Open Eye is the follow up to the band’s breakthrough debut album The Bones of What You Believe, which was released in autumn 2013 to widespread critical acclaim and went on to sell over 500,000 copies worldwide. The Brit Award nominated band clocked in 364 shows in 2 years, selling out venues across the world and making signature appearances at SXSW (where they were awarded the inaugural prize for best new act in 2013), Glastonbury, Coachella, Lollapalooza, Reading & Leeds, and myriad others.

Late last year Iain Cook, Martin Doherty and Lauren Mayberry returned to their own Alucard Studios – a converted flat on the southside of Glasgow where their stunning debut was conceived – and began developing ideas they had recorded in venues during their time on the road. The band found riffs, loops and melodies they wanted to develop or started from scratch on the synths, pads and machines they had been gathering in their basement to create the instrumentals of the songs. Vocal melodies were developed as the songs took shape with the lyrics added last, developed from words and sentences from notebooks Mayberry had kept on tour.

Musically, Every Open Eye seeks to do more with less; to make something intense and urgent and visceral, using the basic tools of melody, rhythm and arrangement. Sonically, Every Open Eye develops CHVRCHES’ signature style, juxtaposing the light and the dark, creating their own brand of twisted pop music that uniquely merges the organic with the electronic, moulding sounds and ideas forged over two years on the road into an electronic-pop record with a heart.

TRACKLIST
1. "Never Ending Circles" 3:06
2. "Leave a Trace" 3:57
3. "Keep You on My Side" 4:25
4. "Make Them Gold" 3:51
5. "Clearest Blue" 3:53
6. "High Enough to Carry You Over" 3:39
7. "Empty Threat" 4:04
8. "Down Side of Me" 5:10
9. "Playing Dead" 3:35
10. "Bury It" 3:08
11. "Afterglow" 3:14