Titus Andronicus - An Obelisk - New LP
Merge Records

Titus Andronicus - An Obelisk - New LP

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Limited Edition GRAYSCALE color vinyl!

An Obelisk is the sixth album from TITUS ANDRONICus, which finds the band under stewardship of producer and legendary rocker BOB MOuLD (Hüsker Dü, Sugar). This trans-generational meeting of the minds has yielded the most immediate and unadorned Titus Andronicus record to date. Clocking in at 38 minutes, it is also the shortest. Recorded over six days at Steve Albini’s Electrical Audio studio in Chicago, An Obelisk presents the sound of Titus Andronicus, rock band, at its most irreducible, as monolithic as the album’s titular monument. Titus Andronicus is led by singer-songwriter PATRICK STICKLES, now flanked by longtime guitarist LIAM BETSON and the indomitable rhythm section of R.J. GORDON on bass and CHRIS WILSON on drums. An Obelisk is the first record to showcase this lineup from tip to tail, each track bearing distinctive fingerprints of each musician, their particular chemistry honed through extensive touring and rigorous rehearsals. Excepting the background vocals of RALPH DARDEN (Ted Leo and the Pharmacists), no outside musicians were utilized, leaving ample room for the pummeling drums and slashing guitars to thrive under the notoriously economical hand of Mould. Limited edition LP version pressed on gray and black vinyl.


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