RIYL: American Football, Into It. Over It., The Promise Ring

Label: Polyvinyl Records

Owen has returned after 4 years with a new full length LP entitled The Avalanche. This album “The Avalanche takes on a new refinement, with spacious musical landscapes making room for devastating lyrics that return to themes of an unravelling marriage and big endings”. This is offered in 4 different bundles, Big Scary Monster being the most limited.

Mike Kinsella’s various musical endeavours should need little introduction. From his early days with Cap’n Jazz right up the triumphant return of American Football, here’s a guy that’s more than made a lasting impression on a scene that while spawning countless imitators there have been few, if any, betters.

Now back again and seemingly more prolific than ever, Mike returns with his long running solo project Owen. Easily his most intense album, The Avalanche is also the most beautifully crafted, resulting in nine of the best Owen songs ever penned and an album that’s as heartbreaking as it is magnificent.

Test pressing bundle is still available here.

Polyvinyl Exclusive

Limited to 1000 Early Bird Color-in-Color (Blue & Seafoam) $21


The Details

1) BSM Exclusive
200 / Cream/Green Splatter (BSM webstore exclusive) $21 + Shipping

2) Early Bird Vinyl + Digital
Color-in-Color (Blue & Seafoam)
Limited to 1000.
First Pressing.
Polyvinyl Exclusive.
Includes 12" x 12" lyric insert. $21

3) Vinyl + Digital
Cloudy Clear
Includes 12" x 12" lyric insert. $19

4) Test Pressing with Early Bird Vinyl + Digital
Limited to 50.
Hand numbered.
Screen printed jacket.
Includes certificate of authenticity.
Includes Early Bird LP.
10% of proceeds donated to One Tail at a Time Dog Rescue (charity chosen by Mike Kinsella). $100

Release Date:
June 19, 2020

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Price $21

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