Chicago’s most lovable garage pop 4-piece Spike and the Sweet Spots have joined Uh Bones, The Memories and The Yolks to one of the windy city’s most beloved garage labelsÂ Randy Records. Â It’s a damn match made in heaven, yall. Â If you like that rock and roll black-eye’d and lofi’d, bend an ear this way. Â The Sweet Spots are here to close your summer out with 9 tracks of sugary sweet-nuthins.
Spencer Johnson’s earnest vocal delivery residesÂ somewhere between the cake & confetti croon ofÂ King Tuff, the bleeding vulnerability of Christopher Owens and the abandon of Daniel Johnston, an impossibly sincere dagger straight to your heart strings. Â Strange Breed is a collection of pop songs stripped to their bones and armed with the bare essentials, aÂ monument to the power of goodÂ songwriting. Â Leave the studio fluff and big budgets for the other guys.
Randy Records has 100 copies of the record on white wax and once those run out, 200 black copies remain. Â Get in quick for a chance to seal a white copy, and listen to three of the album’s tracks below.
DEBUT LP by Chicago's folk rock darlings, SPIKE AND THE SWEET SPOTS! Limited pressing of 300, with 100 pressed on that delicious WHITE VINYL that everyone is fiending for! First come, first serve, so order NOW!!!
Includes digital pre-order of Strange Breed. You get 3 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it's released.
shipping out on or around 25 September 2015
- Maybe Buy
- Not My Style
- Too Expensive