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Every purchase online or instore gets a free Rough Trade / City Slang sampler CD.
Lambchop return with For Love Often Turns Us Still - officially titled Flotus. Inspired to make art from the unusual sounds and scenes of his South Nashville neighbourhood, Kurt Wagner set aside what he has learned over the last 30 years and embarked on a musical adventure to bring us this album that sounds like no one else, and completely, unmistakably, like himself. Start to finish, Flotus is imbued with that magic energy that comes when an artist stumbles upon the thrill of the new - something that makes them brave enough to want to start the whole process over again. The album is bookended by two long-form pieces: the first, In Care of 8675309, is most reminiscent of where Lambchop have been, while the second, the sprawling and hypnotic The Hustle, suggests where they might still be headed. Taken as a whole, Flotus is anchored by previous album sensibilities and is brimming with the many hallmarks of Lambchop's catalogue: the same beautifully nuanced arrangements and the same unparalleled ability to capture the eternal in life's quotidian struggles.
LP+ - Rough Trade is the only Shop to have this. The very special dinner party edition! Limited to 200 units world wide, a collaboration between Gut Oggau and City Slang, this release contains:
- A real fancy wooden wine case, a customized Lambchop wine box, containing:
- 2 Bottles of natural biodynamic wines by one of Austria’s finest wineries, GUT OGGAU, two of Kurt Wagner’s favorite wines:
1 x Theodora 2015 - white - a cuvée of Grüner Veltliner and Welschriesling. Incredibly vivid, fresh and perfect for your dinner party.
1 x Joschuari 2014” - red - 100 % Blaufrankischof, 100 % natural, nothing added, nothing taken away, unfiltered amazingly elegant red wine, you could put away for the next decade, or drink in one or two years. These will have just been bottled before being boxed up, and yes, these are hands down two of Kurt Wagner’s favourite wines. Will go down well with every song on this album!
- 2 customized Lambchop wine glasses, from Austria’s high end glass manufacturer Gabriel Glas.
- 1 vinyl double album Flotus180 Gram Vinyl, Gatefold, CD included.