Far - Water & Solutions [LP] (180 Gram Black Vinyl)
Formed in 1991, Sacramento California's far blazed a trail for a generation of alternative rock bands over their 8 year career, garnering critical acclaim at home and abroad by combining heartfelt, dynamic, vocals to unfettered, driving rock songs. The brainchild of Jonah Matranga (OneLineDrawing, New End Original) and Shaun Lopez (Rival Schools, Crosses), far released their classic album Water & Solutions via Epic/Immortal in March of 1998 bringing a more melodic approach to the a sound popularized by contemporaries like Deftones and Helmet.
Immediately met with commercial and critical acclaim, Water & Solutions brought far to a national audience via its infectious hit single ''Mother Mary'' an aggressive touring schedule with the likes of Incubus and Deftones, bringing their unique band of emotional rock to arenas across the nation. More accessible than its predecessor Tin Cans With Strings to You (also available via srcvinyl), Water & Solutions stands as a pinnacle achievement in alternative rock spawning countless followers from Coheed & Cambria and Thursday to Biffy Clyro and Funeral for Friend.
Water & Solutions is available on vinyl for the very first time through srcvinyl. Mastered for vinyl from the original tapes, Water & Solutions stands as landmark masterwork untouched by time that rewards listeners with every spin, making full use of the dynamic range that only high quality vinyl can provide this special LP reissue is sure to be a hit with fans and collectors alike.
''(Jonah Matranga is) Far-ther of Emo'' - DrownedinSound
''WITH SKYSCRAPING ambition and crystalline execution, 'Water & Solutions' is the most quintessential far release. There's an intense intimacy here that will send shivers down the spine as hardcore bristle and heart-on-sleeve vulnerability tug-of-war over the course of its not-a-drop-spilt 40-plus minutes. '' - Kerrang! Magazine
marketing / selling points
Exclusive URP Distro retail color on 180 Gram Coke Bottle Clear, limited to 500 copies
First time available on vinyl and mastered from the original tapes
Deluxe artwork packaging includes matte gatefold jacket and 11x22 insert
Publicity campaign by Earshot Media, online banner campaign and co-op marketing opportunities available
for fans of
Nirvana / Bush / Foo Fighters / Pearl Jam
Water & Solutions
I Like It
In 2 Again
Wear It So Well
Another Way Out
Waiting For Sunday