RIYL: Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s, Butch Walker & The Black Widows, Archer Avenue

Label: Joyful Noise Recordings

In 2014, Richard Edwards (then frontman of Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s) was diagnosed with C. diff – a rare and potentially fatal stomach ailment. Shortly after releasing Margot’s final album he lost over 40 pounds, was to forced to abandoned a near sold out tour, and spent the next couple years recovering and writing a new record about absence. In 2015, after the dissipation of a longtime partnership & marriage, he underwent surgery on his abdomen and re-wrote the record about absence. The result is Lemon Cotton Candy Sunset, Edwards’ first post-Margot solo album.

Produced by Rob Schnapf (Elliott Smith, Cass McCombs, Beck) – the album is the culmination of a personal journey we wouldn’t wish on anybody… but the resulting audio is a highly personal document, equal parts beautiful and tragic.


  1. (beware the golden fang)
  2. Lil Dead Eye-d
  3. Git Paid
  4. Fool
  5. Disappeared Planets
  6. Postcard
  7. Management of Savagery
  8. When You Get Lost
  9. Lemon
  10. Rollin’, Rollin’, Rollin’
  11. Sister Wives
  12. Pornographic Wives
  13. (chaka khan)
  14. Moonwrapped

Also available is a signed version of the 1500 pressing over at his store.

Signed Copy of Lemon Cotton Candy Sunset for $35 Here

The Details

VIP Limited Edition 2xLP + Digital: $ 28.00 Limited to 500 hand-numbered copies on lemon & pink swirl vinyl. The double LP features deluxe gatefold artwork, and includes a bonus yellow flexi-disc of an exclusive album outtake. (This requires a VIP membership, which is 5 bucks a month).

2xLP Colored Vinyl + Digital: $ 25.00 Limited to 1500 copies on lemon and pink vinyl. Includes bonus yellow flexi-disc featuring exclusive outtake.

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