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Singles Limited Vinyl LP

The Red Crayola

Label: Drag City
Release Date: 21 April 2014
Format: LP Double Vinyl

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The Red Crayola Singles Limited Vinyl LP

· Three classics from the annals of The Red Krayola,
available on vinyl for the first time in many years.
· ‘Coconut Hotel’ hails from 1967, when it was recorded for
International Artists in the wake of international success of
‘The Parable Of Arable Land’. Too far out for its day,
‘Coconut Hotel’ was eventually issued on Drag City in 1995
and features the original The Red Crayola at their most
extremely experimental, while still retaining the air of
whimsey (‘One-Second Pieces’) that permeates all their
· The following year (1996), the 90s edition of The Red
Krayola roared out loud with ‘Hazel’. This album was
received rapturously by young (and let’s face it, somewhat
clueless) post-rockers everywhere, and featured Mayo
Thompson riding herd over a cast of dozens, including the
then Gastr del Sol union of David Grubbs and Jim
O’Rourke, along with John McEntire, Tom Watson, Stephen
Prina and George Hurley, among many distinguished
· Eight years later, and in another era entirely, a summingup occurred with the compilation of short-play Krayola records, ‘Singles’. Spanning the years 1969 - 2004,
‘Singles’ contains many Krayola classics of the pre-punk,
punk, post punk eras once represented by labels like Texas
Revolution, Rough Trade, Konkurrenz, and Drag City. This
comp was released on CD only ten years ago - here it is
for the first time on vinyl.

Featured Tracks:
Disc: 1
1. Woof
2. Old Tom Clark
3. Pig Ankle Strut
4. Wives in Orbit
5. Yik Yak
6. Micro-chips & Fish
7. The Story So Far
8. Born in Flames
9. The Sword of God
10. An Old Man's Dream
11. The Milkmaid

Disc: 2
1. Rattenmensch: Gewichtswächter
2. Zukunftsfleiger
3. The Red Krayola On Forty-five (Think, Our Guitars Are Hot, Money)
4. Your Body Is Hot
5. 4teen
6. Stink Program
7. Chemistry
8. Farewell to Arms
9. Come On Down
10. Still De Grain Brun (Radio Edit)
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