Arizona Amp and Alternator

Arizona Amp and Alternator

12th June 2021 - Album - FIRE207

AVAILABLE AS PART OF RECORD STORE DAY 2021

Arizona Amp and Alternator is the debut from Howe Gelb’s one-off project featuring members of Arcade Fire, Grandaddy, Scout Niblett and M Ward.

  • Released for the first time on transparent violet double vinyl, this special release includes extensive notes and interviews with the collaborators.
  • Available to purchase July 17th 2021 on Record Store Day at participating stores.

 

 

£24.00

Arizona Amp and Alternator is the debut from Howe Gelb’s one-off project featuring members of Arcade Fire, Grandaddy, Scout Niblett and M Ward.

Released for the first time on transparent violet double vinyl, this special release includes extensive notes and interviews with the collaborators.

From the godfather of alt-country, this side project is uniquely Howe with his stream of conscious ramblings and a special collective at his helm. This debut sees Grandaddy backing Traffic’s ‘Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys’ whilst Scout Niblett makes a cameo on ‘Recital’ and Frank Loesser’s ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ gets a new rendition featuring Danish singer Marie Lorette Friis. Other stand-out duets include ‘Loretta and the Insect World’ and ‘Where The Wind Turns The Skin To Leather’ that has a distinctly Lee Hazelwood feel.

“These instrumental doodlings, fully fleshed-out tunes, live show-takes and collaborations stand on their own as both intro and primer to Gelb’s delightfully off-kilter world.” Blurt

Tracklist

Side A
Velvet And Pearl
Where The Wind Turns The Skin To Leather
AAAA (1)
Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys
Side B
Man On A String
Bottom Of The Barrel
AAAA (2)
Can Do Girl
Side C
Blue Blue Marble Girl
Baby It's Cold Outside
Re-Entry
Loretta And The Insect World
AAAA (3)
Talula And The Last Straw
Side D
Vows
AAAA (4)
Recital
The Leaving You

Description

Arizona Amp and Alternator is the debut from Howe Gelb’s one-off project featuring members of Arcade Fire, Grandaddy, Scout Niblett and M Ward.

Released for the first time on transparent violet double vinyl, this special release includes extensive notes and interviews with the collaborators.

From the godfather of alt-country, this side project is uniquely Howe with his stream of conscious ramblings and a special collective at his helm. This debut sees Grandaddy backing Traffic’s ‘Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys’ whilst Scout Niblett makes a cameo on ‘Recital’ and Frank Loesser’s ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ gets a new rendition featuring Danish singer Marie Lorette Friis. Other stand-out duets include ‘Loretta and the Insect World’ and ‘Where The Wind Turns The Skin To Leather’ that has a distinctly Lee Hazelwood feel.

“These instrumental doodlings, fully fleshed-out tunes, live show-takes and collaborations stand on their own as both intro and primer to Gelb’s delightfully off-kilter world.” Blurt

Description

Arizona Amp and Alternator is the debut from Howe Gelb’s one-off project featuring members of Arcade Fire, Grandaddy, Scout Niblett and M Ward.

Released for the first time on transparent violet double vinyl, this special release includes extensive notes and interviews with the collaborators.

From the godfather of alt-country, this side project is uniquely Howe with his stream of conscious ramblings and a special collective at his helm. This debut sees Grandaddy backing Traffic’s ‘Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys’ whilst Scout Niblett makes a cameo on ‘Recital’ and Frank Loesser’s ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ gets a new rendition featuring Danish singer Marie Lorette Friis. Other stand-out duets include ‘Loretta and the Insect World’ and ‘Where The Wind Turns The Skin To Leather’ that has a distinctly Lee Hazelwood feel.

“These instrumental doodlings, fully fleshed-out tunes, live show-takes and collaborations stand on their own as both intro and primer to Gelb’s delightfully off-kilter world.” Blurt

Tracklist

Side A
Velvet And Pearl
Where The Wind Turns The Skin To Leather
AAAA (1)
Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys
Side B
Man On A String
Bottom Of The Barrel
AAAA (2)
Can Do Girl
Side C
Blue Blue Marble Girl
Baby It's Cold Outside
Re-Entry
Loretta And The Insect World
AAAA (3)
Talula And The Last Straw
Side D
Vows
AAAA (4)
Recital
The Leaving You

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