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Album artwork for Brutalism by IDLES

Bristol’s finest post-punk polemics Idles have been promising to do great things for some time now, and with their debut album Brutalism they absolutely fulfil that promise, and a furious promise at that. Politically charged, refreshingly confrontational and infectiously volatile, Idles are a band like no other. Bringing the unsettling reality of the world we live in into their frantic assault on the senses, they are a band that until now could only be truly understood by witnessing in a live environment - but with Brutalism it surely feels like they have captured the intensity of that live sound. Bottled up here are the abrasive, memorable lyrics of Joseph Talbot delivered with all of the spite and wry humour he puts across on the stage .Dedicated in part to the loss of his mother, who adorns the record’s cover, and partly to a perceived decimation of society, from the NHS to public services across Britain, Brutalism is a deadly serious indictment on popular culture. For fans of Fat White Family, Sleaford Mods and McLusky.

IDLES

Brutalism

Balley Records
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Album artwork for Brutalism by IDLES
LP

£17.99

Black
Includes download code
Released 14/04/2020Catalogue Number

PTKF2155-1

Album artwork for Brutalism by IDLES
CD

£9.99

Released 05/05/2017Catalogue Number

ptkf2155-2

Usually dispatched in 5-10 days

IDLES

Brutalism

Balley Records
Album artwork for Album artwork for Brutalism by IDLES by Brutalism - IDLES
Album artwork for Brutalism by IDLES
LP

£17.99

Black
Includes download code
Released 14/04/2020Catalogue Number

PTKF2155-1

Album artwork for Brutalism by IDLES
CD

£9.99

Released 05/05/2017Catalogue Number

ptkf2155-2

Usually dispatched in 5-10 days

Bristol’s finest post-punk polemics Idles have been promising to do great things for some time now, and with their debut album Brutalism they absolutely fulfil that promise, and a furious promise at that. Politically charged, refreshingly confrontational and infectiously volatile, Idles are a band like no other. Bringing the unsettling reality of the world we live in into their frantic assault on the senses, they are a band that until now could only be truly understood by witnessing in a live environment - but with Brutalism it surely feels like they have captured the intensity of that live sound. Bottled up here are the abrasive, memorable lyrics of Joseph Talbot delivered with all of the spite and wry humour he puts across on the stage .Dedicated in part to the loss of his mother, who adorns the record’s cover, and partly to a perceived decimation of society, from the NHS to public services across Britain, Brutalism is a deadly serious indictment on popular culture. For fans of Fat White Family, Sleaford Mods and McLusky.