Dry Cleaning – Stumpwork – Limited Edition Indies Pink Vinyl 12" LP
Cat no: 4AD0504LPE2
Release Date: 21/10/2022
Dry Cleaning's second album 'Stumpwork' available here from VVV Records on limited edition Indies pink vinyl.
Stumpwork is the follow-up to 2021’s 'New Long Leg' and was inspired by a plethora of events, concepts, and political debacles, be they represented in the icy mess of ambient elements reflecting a certain existential despair, or the surprising warmth in celebrating the lives of loved ones lost through the previous year. Surrealist lyrics are as ever at the forefront – but there is a sensitivity now to the themes of family, money, politics, self-deprecation, and sensuality. Furious alt-rock anthems combine across the record with jangle pop and ambient noise, demonstrating the wealth of influences the band feed off and their deep musicality. With the pressure of their debut album behind them, Dry Cleaning have crafted an ambitious and deeply rewarding new work that marks them out as one of the most intelligent and exciting acts to come out of the UK.
The album and single artwork were conceived and created by multi-disciplinary artists Rottingdean Bazaar and photographer Annie Collinge. James Theseus Buck and Luke Brooks of Rottingdean Bazaar first worked with Dry Cleaning directing the official video for ‘Scratchcard Lanyard’ and as their creative partnership with the band continues to flourish, they have fashioned a brilliantly unique visual identity for Stumpwork.
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Dry Cleaning - Stumpwork - Tracklisting
- Anna Calls From The Arctic
- Kwenchy Kups
- Gary Ashby
- Driver's Story
- Hot Penny Day
- No Decent Shoes For Rain
- Don't Press Me
- Conservative Hell
- Liberty Log