New releases // Aug 12, 2016

Flight Of The Conchords

Flight Of The Concords

  • Newbury Comics exclusive Baby Poop Yellow vinyl limited to 600 copies.
RELEASE DATE // Aug 12, 2016
12" Album / Sub Pop / Indie rock
Flight of the Conchords's full-length record album debut, the conveniently titled Flight of the Conchords (which, not at all coincidentally, is also the name of their HBO television series). Produced by Mickey Petralia (Beck Midnight Vultures, Ladytron Light & Magic) in Los Angeles, New York and Wellington, the album features fully fleshed-out and professionally recorded versions of Flight of the Conchords concert and television favorites. The songs are heard here in expanded but reverent arrangements. Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement’s trademark acoustic guitars lead the blitz, backed by a diverse array of instrumentation and production technique.

And, the album sounds legitimate and musically, it’s incredible, but, as Shakespeare said, “Does it funny?” Happily, yes. If amazing, delightful and hilarious is your idea of funny, then prepare for undisappointment! These 15 songs pay homage to Pet Shop Boys, censorship, Marvin Gaye, sexism, Shabba Ranks, and backhanded compliments. To be blunt, if you can’t find a rire ou sourire in the FSL study guide of opening track, “Foux du Fafa,” then, please notice, vous êtes malade.

Album is hand-numbered and includes a digital download.
Tracklist: 1. Foux Du Fafa
2. Inner City Pressure
3. Hiphopopotamus vs. Rhymenoceros
4. Think About It
5. Ladies Of The World
6. Play
7. Mutha'uckas
8. The Prince Of Parties
9. Leggy Blonde
10. Robots
11. Boom
12. A Kiss Is Not A Contract
13. The Most Beautiful Girl (In The Room)
14. Business Time
15. Play
16. Bowie
17. Au Revoir

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