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Pelican - Nighttime Stories - New 2LP Record 2019 Standard Edition - Chicago, IL Post-Metal / Sludge

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Street Date: 6/7/19

The eight-song "Nighttime Stories" marks PELICAN's first release written front to back with guitarist Dallas Thomas, who took over guitar duties upon founding member Laurent Schroeder-Lebec's departure in 2012. In the process of writing the album, the quartet endured a slew of realizations, tragedies, and glimmers of optimism that guided the creative process to the most potent work of its 19-year career. Though the new material veers towards the darker tone characteristic of PELICAN's early songwriting, it's hard to imagine a previous incarnation of the band writing songs as meticulously crafted and detail-oriented as those within "Nighttime Stories", where the compositions recall everything from the triumphant call-to-arms of classic DISCHORD, to the vicious troglodyte battery of the MELVINS, to the dynamic interwoven melodies of bottom-heavy indie cult heroes CHAVEZ. Nowhere is this evinced as clearly as on initial album single "Midnight And Mescaline", the album's lead single.

Tracklist

 

A1 WST
A2 Midnight And Mescaline
B1 Abyssal Plain
B2 Cold Hope
C1 It Stared At Me
C2 Nighttime Stories
D1 Arteries Of Blacktop
D2 Full Moon, Black Water