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Dry Cleaning - Sweet Princess / Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks
Dry Cleaning - Sweet Princess / Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks
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Dry Cleaning - Sweet Princess / Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks

Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks and Sweet Princess compiles together, the first two EP releases from London's Dry Cleaning on vinyl.

Firm friends for years, the band (Lewis Maynard, Tom Dowse, Florence Shaw and Nick Buxton) only started making music after a party in 2017 inspired a collaboration. They wrote instrumentally to begin with and six months later Shaw, a university lecturer and picture researcher by day, joined on vocals with no prior musical experience. They recorded their acclaimed debut Sweet Princess EP before playing their first show only last year. Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks takes its name from the location and context of a shared genesis, and marks a significant chapter for the band as the last tracks to be written in their original rehearsal space. The collection features the singles Magic of Meghan and Sit Down Meal.

Following a period of fervent activity from the band who, despite having no music online, have already seen significant interest, as early headline shows and a tour in support of NYC's Bodega quickly marked out Dry Cleaning as possessing something entirely different from the rest of the pack - their wiry, excitable post-punk and new-wave paired as it is to surreal, detached vocal narratives in the form of a predominantly spoken word delivery.

When they started they knew they wanted to make simple music, direct and uncomplicated. The musical influences were clear - the Feelies, the Necessaries, the B52s and Pylon as a starting point. The garage / rehearsal space had a huge influence on the sound as it was so small and intimate; anything unnecessary was to be left behind.

TRACKLISTING

1. Dog Proposal
2. Viking Hair
3. Spoils
4. Jam After School
5. Sombre One
6. Sit Down Meal
7. Goodnight
8. New Job
9. Magic Of Meghan
10. Traditional Fish
11. Phone Scam
12. Conversation

PRODUCT DETAILS

Artist:  Dry Cleaning
Label:  It's OK
Condition:  New 
Genre:  Indie & Alternative
Format:  Vinyl LP
Cat Number: OK002V
Released:  25th October 2019

Regular price £15.00
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