Dear Reader

Day Fever

Label City Slang Genre UK & EU Cat no. slang50101


Label City Slang Genre UK & EU Cat no. slang50101lt

1000 copies on Magenta Coloured Vinyl.


South African via Berlin Indie Pop darlings Dear Reader return with Day Fever, their fourth album on City Slang and the first, in four years. It was recorded in John Vanderslice’s San Francisco studio, Tiny Telephone. Well-known as a producer for acts like Spoon and The Mountain Goats, and a musician in his own right, Vanderslice has made a name for himself in analogue recording, something Dear Reader hadn’t explored prior to the decision to record at his studio. Day Fever sounds more minimal, more vanguard than Dear Reader’s previous albums, bending to match the album’s thematic pitch: if Rivonia (2013) pulled us back into the MacNeil’s (and South Africa’s) history, Day Fever slingshots us into the present to confront life in real time.

LP - Pressed on Magenta Coloured Vinyl – limited to 1000 units world wide.