DEAFHEAVEN - ORDINARY CORRUPT HUMAN LOVE VINYL (SUPER LTD. ED. PURPLE 2LP / STANDARD BLACK 2LP)
VERSION 1: SUPER LIMITED EDITION 180G PURPLE 2LP VINYL GATEFOLD
VERSION 2: STANDARD BLACK 180G 2LP VINYL GATEFOLD
Release Date: 13th July 2018
The epic American 5-piece band from San Francisco are back with their 4th album and yet another evolution of their genre-bending music which straddles the lines of metal and shoegaze. Having exploded into our hearts and minds with their 2nd album Sunbather, Deafheaven have been fine-tuning their approach since to create a new aspect on their sound and with Ordinary Corrupt Human Love they may have hit the perfect balance. The record features some of the band's lightest and most melodic touches, as well as some of their heaviest and most impassioned.
For Fans Of: Rolo Tomassi, Frameworks, Quicksand, Pinkshinyultrablast
"Deafheaven’s new album, Ordinary Corrupt Human Love, finds them working with old friends again. The Jack Shirley-produced and Nick Steinhardt-art directed (of Touché Amoré) collection gets its title from Graham Greene’s novel The End of the Affair, referencing a moment when someone is looking for love, in all of its imperfection and simple beauty. This sentiment is carried throughout the hazy, yearning romanticism of the record with song titles and words as sumptuous as the sounds around them. Clarke describes the composition of Ordinary Corrupt Human Love beginning with “small seeds of healing, repair, and rebirth,” and like each subsequent Deafheaven album, this record is, in fact, a revelation. Defeat has inspired some of our best art. If you survive something terrible, you surface on the other side, walk toward the light, and come back to life. If you’re an artist, this kind of new self-knowledge can lead to creating something universal and remembered, something that can live longer than you do. While Deafheaven have managed to cross over this road in the past, they’ve nailed the feeling wholly with Ordinary Corrupt Human Love, a feeling that comes with experience and wisdom. Yes, everybody deals with hurt, everybody’s been the cause of their own implosions, and everybody has the capacity to overcome and love again. Deafheaven have found a way to externalize all of this, and in making their most complete record to date, they turn it into a balm and a cathartic exorcism."