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The Obsessives ‎– S/T New Vinyl Record 2017 Lame-O Records (Czech Pressing) - Indie Rock

The Obsessives ‎– S/T New Vinyl Record 2017 Lame-O Records (Czech Pressing) - Indie Rock

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Street Date: 5/5/17

Nick Bairatchnyi and Jackson Mansfield built The Obsessives at fifteen, out of a childhood friendship and a misplaced love for blues-rock. "We wanted to start a band with a "The" because bands like that three years ago were cool, like The Black Keys and The White Stripes," Bairatchnyi remembers while laughing at his ninth-grade naivety. Three years later, the band became fixated on a new form. T The Obsessives released their debut record, Heck No, Nancy in 2015. The album chronicled a series of revelations which center around a musical mentality that volleys between the expressive texture of emo bands like Braid and the bouncy indie of bands like The Pixies and Violent Femmes. On March 17th, 2017, The Obsessives will release their follow up self-titled album on Lame-O Records, continuing even further along their indie rock inspirations, the band has found an acclivity for pop hooks and vibrant instrumentation that give a nod to their heroes (even naming a song referencing listening to a Pixies record), while also fitting alongside the top artists of the modern indie/emo scene.


1 Intro
2 You're My God
3 Surfer Rosa
4 Violent
5 A Shady Place
6 If You Really Love Me
7 Now She's Smoking
8 It's Not Fair
9 In Her Belly
10 It's Okay If
11 He Is Wise
12 Sometimes
13 When One Thing Ends
14 You're Gonna Be