Album artwork for G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! by Godspeed You! Black Emperor

The inimitable Godspeed You! Black Emperor returns with another soundtrack for our times. As the heretical anarcho-punk spirit of the title implies, Godspeed harnesses some particularly raw power, spittle and grit across two riveting 20-minute side-length trajectories of noise-drenched widescreen post-rock: inexorable chug blossoms into blown-out twang, as some of the band’s most soaring, searing melodies ricochet and converge amidst violin and bassline counterpoint. Field recordings and roiling semi-improvised passages frame these fervent epics, and two shorter self-contained 6-minute pieces find the band at its most devastatingly beautiful, haunting and elegiac. Poignant atmospherics, noise-drenched orchestration, drone, hypnotic swingtime crescendos, inexorably-layered towers of distorted clarion sound: State's End encapsulates every beloved facet of the band. Twenty-five years on, this new album is as vital, stirring, timely and implacable as any in Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s storied discography. Recorded and mixed by Jace Lasek, the veteran award-winning indie producer (and co-founder of The Besnard Lakes) who works with Godspeed for the first time on this recording.

Double vinyl edition is audiophile 180gram LP + 10” pressed at Optimal (Germany) in gatefold jacket w/thermographic print, colour flood interior, artworked inners and DL card. CD: custom mini-gatefold paperboard jacket, artworked inner.

Godspeed You! Black Emperor

G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END!

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Album artwork for G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
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Custom Mini-Gatefold Paperboard Sleeve with Inner.

Released 04/02/2021Catalogue Number

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Album artwork for G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
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LP and 10" housed in Gatefold Sleeve w/ Thermographic Print, Colour Flood Interior, Artworked Inners

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Released 04/02/2021Catalogue Number

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor

G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END!

Constellation
Album artwork for G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
CD

$14.99

Custom Mini-Gatefold Paperboard Sleeve with Inner.

Released 04/02/2021Catalogue Number

CST156cd

Usually dispatched in 5-10 days

Album artwork for G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
LPx2

$27.99

LP and 10" housed in Gatefold Sleeve w/ Thermographic Print, Colour Flood Interior, Artworked Inners

Black
Released 04/02/2021Catalogue Number

CST156lp

Usually dispatched in 5-10 days

The inimitable Godspeed You! Black Emperor returns with another soundtrack for our times. As the heretical anarcho-punk spirit of the title implies, Godspeed harnesses some particularly raw power, spittle and grit across two riveting 20-minute side-length trajectories of noise-drenched widescreen post-rock: inexorable chug blossoms into blown-out twang, as some of the band’s most soaring, searing melodies ricochet and converge amidst violin and bassline counterpoint. Field recordings and roiling semi-improvised passages frame these fervent epics, and two shorter self-contained 6-minute pieces find the band at its most devastatingly beautiful, haunting and elegiac. Poignant atmospherics, noise-drenched orchestration, drone, hypnotic swingtime crescendos, inexorably-layered towers of distorted clarion sound: State's End encapsulates every beloved facet of the band. Twenty-five years on, this new album is as vital, stirring, timely and implacable as any in Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s storied discography. Recorded and mixed by Jace Lasek, the veteran award-winning indie producer (and co-founder of The Besnard Lakes) who works with Godspeed for the first time on this recording.

Double vinyl edition is audiophile 180gram LP + 10” pressed at Optimal (Germany) in gatefold jacket w/thermographic print, colour flood interior, artworked inners and DL card. CD: custom mini-gatefold paperboard jacket, artworked inner.