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Carroll Limited Vinyl LP

by Carroll

Release Date: 18 September 2015

Format: LP Vinyl

Label: eOne Music


Carroll Self Titled Limited Vinyl LP

Minneapolis-based Carroll, one of the most colourful, carefully honed acts in indie rock, are many Things: young vibrant, contemplative. But perhaps most interestingly, they're a case study in how four distinct creative voices can coalesce into one balanced, relentlessly engaging sound. Formed in 2011, the band self-released their first EP, Needs. That was followed in quick succession by a host of accolades. The biggest radio stations and music publications in the Twin Cities lavished the band with praise; The Current, the market's triple-A NPR affiliate, has kept them in constant rotation. In 2013 Carroll won the hotly contested Best New Band award from City Pages and Vita.MN. For their debut album they connected with renowned producer Jon Low (The War on Drugs, The National, more). Low summoned the band to Philadelphia, where they cut and mixed their self-titled debut LP in 18 marathon days. The sound could be best described as closing your eyes and submerging yourself into a bathtub of your ideal warmth--only to open your eyes and discover you're bathing in a hazardous green liquid. Even knowing this, you can't deny that you feel warm and coddled. Despite the pace at which it was made, their debut album is thoughtful, pointed, dense, fun, hypnotic. Carroll's exercise in writing perfectly messed up pop gems yielded an LP that sounds like a pop approach to writing heady, woozy, psychedelic rock. With singles (""Bad Water,"" litigator"") already dominating radio markets, Carroll should soon test its thesis from a much wider platform.

Featured Tracks:
1. Alligator
2. Bad Water
3. Green Acres
4. Blaisdell
5. Are We Different
6. Boxing Day
7. Daylight
8. Hang On Desert Island
9. Jealous Eyes
10. Know Your Apples