Destroyer - Your Blues [LP] (180 Gram, download)


$ 19.98 


Your Blues is a stunning collection of songs and
craftsmanship. Bombastic and bold at times, quiet and
soothing at others, Your Blues has an almost theatrical
quality that informs the compositions. Originally released
on CD in 2004, Destroyer's sixth studio album is now
widely available on vinyl, as the December installment in
the Merge25 reissue series.

Recorded with the production duo JC/DC (aka David
Carswell and John Collins) -- who aided in the creation of
Destroyer's first three discs -- Dan Bejar ditches the band
format he used for 2002's This Night with tremendous
results. Fusing a dramatic vocal style akin to that of David
Bowie in the 1970s with 1980s studio achievers like
Microdisney and Prefab Sprout, Your Blues is regularly

Notorious Lightning
It's Gonna Take an Airplane
An Actor's Revenge
The Music Lovers
From Oakland to Warsaw
Your Blues
New Ways of Living
Don't Become the Thing You Hated
Mad Foxes
The Fox and the Hound
What Road
Certain Things You Ought to Know