Release Date: 10 July 2015
Format: LP Vinyl
|The Gaslight Anthem The 59 Sound Limited Edition Gatefold Translucent Vinyl LP + Download
;;;; Originally released on August 19, 2009.
;;;; Limited to 1000 (Europe Only)
;;;; Download card included
;;;; Album has sold over 400k worldwide
;;;; Album certified Gold in the UK (100k sales)
The Gaslight Anthem is an American rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey, formed in 2006. The
band consists of Brian Fallon (lead vocals, guitar), Alex Rosamilia (guitar, backing vocals), Alex Levine
(bass guitar, backing vocals) and Benny Horowitz (drums, percussion). The Gaslight Anthem released
their debut album, Sink or Swim, on XOXO Records in May 2007, and their second album, The '59 Sound,
on SideOneDummy Records in August 2008. The band's third album, American Slang, was released on June
15, 2010. Their fourth album, Handwritten, was released on July 24, 2012, on Mercury Records.
"The Gaslight Anthem is part of a rich tradition of New Jersey punk, spanning the Misfits to the
Bouncing Souls." The Gaslight Anthem's music also embraces many elements of the Jersey Shore
sound. Brian Fallon's fondness for Springsteen, a significant influence on their music, is a fact celebrated
by fans and critics alike. However the band claims they never set out to sound like the New Jersey icon.
Representative of such views, one critic wrote,
"The Gaslight Anthem are like something out of
speculative fiction: this is what pop music would be if
Springsteen hadn't listened to his producer, let The
Ramones record Hungry Heart, and launched the
C.B.G.B.'ers into mega stardom.". Drummer Benny
Horowitz and guitarist Alex Rosamilia stated that "We're more Bruce Springsteen appreciators.