Spectrals ‎– Bad Penny

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Slumberland Records ‎– SLR 155
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Tracklist

A1 Get A Grip 2:53
A2 Lockjaw 2:00
A3 You Don't Have To Tell Me 3:03
A4 Big Baby 2:21
A5 Many Happy Returns 3:25
B1 You Can't Live On Love Alone 2:11
B2 Doing Time 3:07
B3 Confetti 2:14
B4 Luck Is There To Be Pushed 3:34
B5 Brain Freeze 2:28
B6 If I Think About The Magic Will It Go Away? 1:39

Credits

Notes

Spectrals is 21-year-old Louis Jones. Mixing ingredients of pop, soul, doo-wop and garage rock ballads, it sounds vintage but current, while the Yorkshire lilt in Jones’s voice (a result of his hometown, Heckmondwike) places him firmly in the UK, rather than Detroit.
Spectrals has always been a small operation. Now in its third year of existence, Jones started by recording in a friend’s knocked-together studio and posting the tracks on MySpace. Despite being intended for his closest friends, his songs soon attracted the attention of discerning labels all over the world: from Brooklyn’s Captured Tracks (Dum Dum Girls, Wild Nothing) to Brighton’s Sex Is Disgusting (Mazes, Human Hair) to Underground Peoples, where he eventually released last year’s Extended Play.
Bad Penny is Spectrals’ full-length debut album recorded with Richard Formby (producer on Wild Beasts’ Smother). Jones’s knack for penning a great tune is more obvious than ever. In the eleven original songs, not heard on any previous tapes, singles or EPs, he documents his relationship with his longtime girlfriend, from the great to the not-so-good. “Love songs are the kind of songs I like,” he says, “not all of them are nice, but they’re all feelings I’ve had.”

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 749846015518

Other Versions (5 of 7) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SLR 155 Spectrals Bad Penny(LP, Album) Slumberland Records SLR 155 US 2011 Sell This Version
WEBB310LP Spectrals Bad Penny(LP, Album) Wichita WEBB310LP UK 2011 Sell This Version
WEBB310CDR Spectrals Bad Penny(CDr, Album, Promo) Wichita WEBB310CDR Europe 2011 Sell This Version
SLR 155 Spectrals Bad Penny(LP, Album, Blu) Slumberland Records SLR 155 US 2011 Sell This Version
WEBB310CDR Spectrals Bad Penny(CDr, Album, Promo) Wichita WEBB310CDR Europe 2011 Sell This Version

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