RIYL: Melody's Echo Chamber, Soft Candy, Tame Impala, Beatles, Beach Boys, Cate Le Bon, Allah-Las,
Sugar Candy Mountain is back with “Do Right”, theirÂ 4th LPÂ in total and their 2nd being released byÂ People InÂ A Position To Know.Â The duo of Ash Reiter and WillÂ HalseyÂ knows how to compose some sweet and sugary 60’s inspired psychedelic sunshine/indie-pop, and there’sÂ hints of a lot of greatness involved (Beatles, Beach Boys,Â Allah Las, The PastelsÂ to mention a few).Â The first available track “Split In Two” follows in the vein of their previous Dave Friedman-produced album “666”, and plays around with various synths and studio-trickery on a lovely groove which brings to mind theÂ sounds of the Kevin Parker produced debut-album by Melody’s Echo Chamber (or even hisÂ secondÂ Tame Impala-album “Lonerism”).
Now, we’ve been holding back on posting for this album for a few weeks, as we’ve been waiting for the announcement from People In A Position To Know. PIAPTKÂ usually do some special, limited stuff with their releases, andÂ forÂ Sugar Candy Mountain’s previous album “666” the first 100 copies got a rad Lathe Cut single (w/ SCM covering The Zombies’ “Beechwood Parks”)!Â With “666”Â being the label’s most selling release ever, the odds were that something would pop up for “Do Right”. It did, alright!
There’s no word on how many test-pressings or Lathe’s are made, but for now you’ll getÂ a Lathe thrown in with the Blue Swirl variant of the album for free. If you’re short of the “666” album, there’s a cool bundle w/ a Pink Vinyl copy + the Blue Swirl “Do Right” incl. the Lathe at a favourable price!
NOTE THIS IS A PREORDER
Any records purchased with this LP will be shipped whenever the SCM records are in, which should be around April 10thish.
Bay Area Co-Ed Psych-Pop Juggernaut, Sugar Candy Mountain, are following up their last album, 666, (PIAPTK's largest selling album ever) with another amazing banger, "Do Right".
Available in Ltd Ed "Blue Swirl with just a touch of silver" (300 copies), Ltd Ed Opaque Blue (500 Copies), Unlimited Translucent Purple, and Unlimited Black Vinyl.The bonus lathe cuts are on teardrop shape (Yung Hamesy, my assistant insists they are "alien head" shaped, and another friend insists they are "baseball field" shaped, so its an interesting Rorshach test about our personalities".
Don't Forget to pick up their last album, 666!!
Part travelogue, part response to the current, turbulent climate, â€śDo Rightâ€ť gives voice to the deeply nested anxiety of modern times attempting to offer a balm. Nature, it seems, is where the band often goes to calibrate itâ€™s moral compass so frequently upended by the daily news-cycle. Sugar Candy Mountain invites you to join them on this journey singing â€śThereâ€™s a quiet place I go when I need to find my way/ Thereâ€™s a quiet place inside/ Come on in just knock and a door will openâ€ť. Musically, the band remains rooted in 60â€™s and 70â€™s rock, with their signature honey sweet vocals. â€śDo Rightâ€ť leans more heavily on synthesizer than the bandâ€™s previous records, lending the album a more modern feel. The album pairs the ephemeral orchestral arrangements of The Beach Boys with the pop sensibility of George Harrison on â€śAll Things Must Passâ€ť. Oscillating between the hazy psychedelic pop of Mild High Club, the driving energy of Dungen and the danceable familiarity of The Supremes, â€śDo Rightâ€ť is a perfect cocktail of old and new, imploring the listener to take a ride into the sunset with Sugar Candy Mountain.
Blue Swirl - Ltd Ed of 300 copies
Opaque Dark Blue - ltd Ed of 500 (mostly sold through Distro)
Translucent Purple - Unlimited
Black - Unlimited
Trans Green - VNYL.org only exclusive.
- Maybe Buy
- Not My Style
- Too Expensive