Chosen Family

THIN LIPS

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The trio Thin Lips' newest official release, 'Chosen Family', is available now in a standard black vinyl LP.
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NUTRITION FACTS
Release Type New Release
Color Black
Label Lame O Records
BY THE NUMBERS
1LP
Format
12
INCH
Vinyl Size
33 1/3
RPM
Speed
2018
Original Release Year
DESCRIPTION

Only two members of Philadelphia trio Thin Lips are related by blood. Nevertheless, when three people stick together for over a decade through endless tours, countless band incarnations and hundreds of recording sessions, they may as well be considered family. Whereas the songs on Thin Lips’ first album ‘Riff Hard’ were raucous, punk-driven affairs, this new batch of songs sees Chrissy focusing on purposeful, sharp guitar hooks; stripping away the gutsy solos and leaving more room for Kyle and Mikey to add thoughtful details to their expertly calculated rhythms. Chrissy and Kyle’s extended pre-production also led to the addition of some tasteful keyboard and synth lines throughout the record, most notably on the enormous chorus of “Smoking Is For Quitters.” There is a special power in t...

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