hehe - I am a little excited by talk of it by Mogwai on this site and others. I haven't seen the Chimp for too long - not only I am looking forward to the record but really wanna see them play in London again SOON.
Good gig on friday - the new Todd material sound great, shame their singer decided to get shitfaced before playing and ran amok, dislocating some poor guys shoulder in the process. But hey! Rock and Roll! Chimp were their usual loud selves, played mostly new material. Only one of the new tunes sounded a bit flat - maybe too much like Dr Horse from I.A.C but not quite as good. But the rest all sounded great. Kind of gave me the sensation of having my brain being polished with a brillo pad. Was quite wasted by the end of the night so don't recall too many more specifics. Hopefully get a full tour when the album emerges.
Post by noise is a friend on Jun 30, 2009 16:24:01 GMT 1
Yup, really looking forward to this. I get the feeling there might be some "interest" purely because of the album's title, but the band settled on calling it "Thriller" a fair while ago. It's a pity that there's bound to be some wrong-end-of-the-stick grabbing idiots, though.
Sadly I don't think many people will notice the title because not many people will notice the release. If the Chimp were a US band they'd sell many, many more records.
I love the audacity of liking a title for a record and not even minding that its the same as the best selling album of all time. The two records are so poles apart that you could be hard pressed to even make a connection. Or that might have been true a month ago. Hehe.
Post by noise is a friend on Sept 23, 2009 22:33:14 GMT 1
Yeah I got a copy at the Folkestone show.
I can't remember all the details of it, but it has 17 tracks from the entire life of the band, so it features all three bass players they've had. It's not in chronological order, which is fine, and it's around the 75 minute mark.
Sound quality is pretty good on the whole, so i would say it's well worth the fiver.
I'll post the entry I made on rateyourmusic.com as soon as that site is repaired.
Tracks: 1. Ex-Ladyboy 2. Bring Back The Sound 3. B2 4. New Cross 5. Cover Me 6. Dark Entries 7. War Machine 8. Dr. Horse 9. Do You Believe In Waiting To Die 10. Starpiss 11. Hello Bastards 12. Once More Forever 13. Punishment Ride 14. Iron Pond 15. Chimp Happy 16. Hitlers And Jews 17. B1
As for an EP featuring "Trad" (which is an astonishing song, by the way), I've read about this online before, and thought I saw an RA catalogue number for it. So I'm guessing it might be around before the end of the year.