Label: Nice Music Group - NMG002 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Indie Rock
Post Electric Blues is the seventh studio album by Scottish indie rock band Idlewildself-released to around fans in June The album was subsequently released on 5 October on Cooking Vinyl.
Upon the album's traditional release, Jones stated: "I think the way we approached making this record, and doing things ourselves and involving our fans just gave us the freedom and time to do what we wanted to do without any pressure. I think it has been a turning point for us. The album peaked at No. It might have charted higher but the band sold a number of pre-order copies via their website, which is not a registered chart company.
The album was performed in full on 19 May at Dingwallsin London. Following the release of Make Another WorldIdlewild's label, Sanctuary Recordswent into administration, leaving the band without a recording contract. Idlewild subsequently decided to release their next studio album directly to their fanbase.
In Novemberthe band City Hall - Idlewild - Post Electric Blues a new website, www. Those that pre-ordered the album received fifteen exclusive live tracks from the band's recent King City Hall - Idlewild - Post Electric Blues residency, blog entries from band members and exclusive video footage from the recording process. Regarding the album's lyrical content, Woomble states that he wanted "to have a more off-the-cuff feel to the record".
In early Januarythe band entered pre-production with frequent producer Dave Eringa at their rehearsal space in RosythFife. At this time, Jones began recording his debut solo album, A Sentimental Education using Eringa's equipment. The album was subsequently posted to fans in Juneand released on 5 October on Cooking City Hall - Idlewild - Post Electric Blues records.
The album's artwork features band photographs taken by photographer David Gillanders. The photographs were taken in January at the band's rehearsal studio in Rosyth. Regarding the album's artwork, vocalist Roddy Fast Cars - Buzzcocks - Auf Wiedersehen (VHS) states that: .
A note was included with the pre-order album package thanking fans for their patience and asking them not to upload the album on to the internet. However, this note was ignored and it has been freely available on the internet since mid-June From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 3 October Archived from the original on 28 January Retrieved 5 March Archived from the original on 16 July Archived from the original on 1 January Categories : Self-released albums albums.
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It also allows us total control of our music and will ultimately mean that should you choose to get involved you will hear our music as soon as it is available. Although the album will have a more traditional release some time later in we hope you will support us in our efforts to try something new and choose to pre-order the album now. The record went in whatever direction it chose to. In the past we've favored black and white, and sepia styles, but I've been looking a lot of old Jazz LP Symphonie Nr 39, Es-Dur, KV 543 - Wiener Mozart Orchester, Konrad Leitner - Eine Kleine Nachtmusik from the early 70s and I love the look of them.
So it's going to be colorful. The Glaswegian photographer David Gillanders came to the practice space last week and spent the afternoon taking pictures while we played.
He's done some really important documentary work in far off places, including MalawiMadagascar and Ukraine. His photo study of Knife crime in Glasgow is particularly harrowing.
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