RIYL: Generationals, Dr. Dog, Miniature Tigers, The Dodos

Label: Paper Bag Records

I’ve been looking at Paper Bag Records for the last few months waiting for their next release because they are notorious for putting out great works from awesome bands. Today, I took a look after a 2 day hiatus from vinyl hunting and much to my surprise, Born Ruffians are putting out their fifth studio album! The Canadian version is blue translucent and the US version is clear. If you are going for the Canadian version, there is a $6 USD international shipping fee. My total come to around 26 USD. The clear vinyl is also $20 USD.

Limited to 300 Blue Translucent Vinyl

w/Exclusive 12×12 poster signed by the band

Limited Edition Clear Vinyl

w/Exclusive 12×12 poster signed by the band 

Here’s a little about the album:

Produced by Richard Swift (Foxygen, The Shins), Uncle, Duke & The Chief is a record less concerned with what sounds hip than what feels good. In the Ruffians’ case that meant shedding some of their more arty influences (the Pixies, Talking Heads) and reconnecting with the sounds they first heard on their parents’ turntables as kids: Buddy Holly, The Everly Brothers, and pre-psychedelic Beatles. “It’s about going back to the deepest, most satisfying itch to scratch,” says lead singer Luke Lalonde. And in doing so, the album takes you back to a time when the Ruffians sounded less like a band and more like a gang, raising a wild ruckus and speaking in telepathic tongues.

The Details

Out February 16, 2018.

Pre-order the album on limited edition translucent blue vinyl and receive an exclusive poster signed by the band! There are only 300 copies of this ultra-rare blue vinyl, so make sure you grab yours now!

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Price $20

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