10th Anniversary remastered edition of Chromatics' album Night Drive. Available here on Double LP.
The ever-popular Night Drive release, now expanded to fifteen tracks. The lost side of the album is dark and abstract. Opening with the almost funerial "Shining Violence." Where detuned analog synths collide & struggle to hang onto a fading melody. Followed by the sleeper hit, "Circled Sun," and the Vangelis inspired reflection of life's duality in "The Gemini." Looking into a broken mirror, RUTH is more vulnerable than ever with the bare bones bass & vocal of "Bell." "Night Drive" closes with an arpeggiated musical refrain from the beginning of Side One. "Acelerator" reinterprates elements of "Night Drive's" chord progression while leaning heavily on the gear shift. As painted lines in the road begin to strobe, Chromatics propels full speed ahead into an uncertain future. Packaged in gatefold jackets with two lyric sheet inserts. Pressed on "pink champagne" colored vinyl.