Khruangbin ‎– The Universe Smiles Upon You

Night Time Stories ‎– ALNLP40R
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, 180g


A1 Mr. White 4:58
A2 Two Fish And An Elephant 3:33
A3 Dern Kala 3:39
A4 Little Joe And Mary 5:08
A5 White Gloves 3:38
B1 People Everywhere (Still Alive) 2:39
B2 The Man Who Took My Sunglasses 2:13
B3 August Twelve 6:13
B4 Balls And Pins 3:28
B5 Zionsville 4:11
B6 Bin Bin X 2:51

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Track B6, Bin Bin X, is a hidden track found after the locked groove.

Black Vinyl Reissue

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Scanned): 5060391090764
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side A): ALNP40A1 BG51882-01 A1 F.T. MPO
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side B): ALNP40B1 BG51882-01 B1 MPO THE UNIVERSE SMILES UPON YOU

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July 9, 2020
What a flawless album and a virtually flawless pressing.I have very very little surface noise, a small amount between a few tracks but who cares? It's the best quality pressing between my Mordechai and Con Todo El Mundo. Poly inner sleeve is a nice plus too! SETUP - Technics SLDD33 (LP Gear CFT4PSE cart. tracking 1.5g) Pioneer SX 737, Klipsch R51M.


October 24, 2019

Just got a copy of the 'bad repress' at my local vinyl store after checking the vinyl first and listening in the store. No scratches or marks, sounds perfectly fine, so I guess I'm one of the lucky ones!


October 8, 2019

Just received and spun my copy from Amazon. The pressing was fairly close to perfect. Nice rice paper lined inner sleeve. High marks from me for this one. Way better than I expected on every front. Beautiful mastering job. Extremely warm and vibey sound. Deep, tight bass. Sounds at least level or two above streaming it. Just excellent. No DL card, but I could care less as I'm buying the vinyl for just that. The vinyl.


August 30, 2019
Just received one of these black vinyl reissues from the label and was glad (and surprised after seeing the dreaded MPO in the runout) that it plays perfectly throughout.
In fact it sounds better than the CD, and has a bonus track on the end too (after the locked groove)


July 13, 2019
Worst quality new record I have ever purchased. Thousands of tiny scratches covering both sides of the album. Some sort of adhesive substance stuck to both sides of the record in the form of lines about 1/8” wide. Night Time Stories (label) customer service is the worst. They will not replace my copy unless I pay shipping to return mine and pay shipping on the replacement (which I suspect will have the same issues). Stay away from this pressing.


July 1, 2019
I’ve just finished playing a brand new copy I received today and it sounds fine to me. Nice clean copy. Negligible background noise. Very slight warp to the record but nothing bad enough to affect playback, in fact it plays really well. Sounds really good. Not sure if this is one of the repressed copies of this edition or an “original”.


February 21, 2019
Juno has a repress dated 12 Feb 2019, hopefully this is better quality than those mentioned below!


February 17, 2019
Surface is fine and sounds good but is totally dished on side 2. A weight should help.


January 23, 2019
edited 8 months ago

Just opened and played my copy - exactly the same "shocking" experience adorevinyl and zdkaiser describe. Obviously there are many copies of this reissue affected : /


January 18, 2019
Absolutely shocking press... I've had two copies and sent them both back. If they weren't sealed I would not believe them to be new, full of surface marks and play with lots of surface noise. Second one also got stuck on a loop on b-side and would not play hidden track as a result... I decided to clean it, in an attempt to fix the issue, it didn't fix the fault but revealed the record to be absolutely filthy... I've had cleaner records from car boot sales! Such a shame, I love this band and want a decent copy.... Third time lucky!?! 🤔.... I'm not sure if I'll bother!