'For the Sake of the Song' & Pennant Bundle

TOWNES VAN ZANDT

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This bundle includes our Essentials record of the month, Townes Van Zandt 'For the Sake of the Song' and pennant. The pennant is a VMP exclusive, in collaboration with Oxford Pennant.
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NUTRITION FACTS
Record
VMP Exclusive Pressing
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Exclusive Features
Record icon Release Type Reissue
Record icon Remastering Details Remastered
Record icon Color Midnight Blue
Record icon Extras Exclusive Liner Notes Booklet, 12x12 Art Print
Record icon Foil Stamped Yes
Other Features
Mastering Studio Chicago Mastering
Pressing Location Gz
Jacket Type Single
Jacket Style Tip On
Label Fat Possum
BY THE NUMBERS
1LP
Format
12
INCH
Vinyl Size
33 1/3
RPM
Speed
180
GRAM
Weight
1968
Original Release Year
DESCRIPTION

Townes Van Zandt’s work, as far-reaching and as universal as it has become, begs for possessorship. It’s a love language understood by all who find it, yet one that remains acutely difficult to translate to those who haven’t. No one understood this better than his earliest fans. It’s perhaps why his first studio album, For the Sake of the Song, remains a point of controversy among anyone who discovered Townes Van Zandt outside of these LP’s grooves. Townes Van Zandt the songwriter was the antithesis of bells and whistles, and so an album with such accoutrements, as this album has in spades, rings false — however unfairly — among purists. Taken in context, though, For the Sake of the Song is a gorgeous study in polarity. Each anchor is an artist from wildly different backgrounds, united ...

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