Baroness - Purple

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Article number: 857223004267
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  • 180g Vinyl
  • Gatefold Sleeve

Purple was produced by Dave Fridmann (Flaming Lips, Sleater-Kinney) and issued on the band's Abraxan Hymns label. Baroness' penchant for using colors as album titles is apt here: Purple denotes both bruising and healing. Musically, this is an energetic (at times anthemic) hard rock album whose songs are drenched in hooks, soaring vocals, and vibrant singalong choruses; they're scored for blistering twin guitars, a forceful, inventive rhythm section, and a boatload of sonic atmospheres. Throughout, influential references seemingly emerge at once: Mastodon, Wishbone Ash, the Obsessed, early Queen, Thin Lizzy, Iron Maiden, Metallica, etc. Fridmann is an equal collaborator: His creatively textured palette is dynamic and sprawling. 

 

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