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H. Usui

SINGS THE BLUES Vinyl Record

$18.98
 H. Usui SINGS THE BLUES Vinyl Record

H. Usui

SINGS THE BLUES Vinyl Record

$18.98

Product Details

Vinyl LP pressing includes bonus CD edition. 2014 album from remarkably pedigreed but rarely recorded Japanese legend Hiroyuki Usui (Ghost, Fushitsusha, L, Marble Sheep, A-Musik, August Born, etc.), SINGS THE BLUES is raw and gripping, like a darker version of his all-time classic Folk-Psych work HOLY LETTERS. Performed by Usui alone on voice, guitar, banjo, bass, steel guitar and cornet, the music is blunt and rough around the edges - a Tonight's the Night-like off-handedness that increases the feeling of existential seriousness. Like HOLY LETTERS, most of these tracks are undeniably Blues, but there's nary a familiar progression or guitar phrase. Vocals are a whisper, accompanied by simple guitar or banjo. Clever overdubs add to a few of the tracks - untutored blats of cornet here, some electronic static there. If you like Loren Connors, Simon Finn, Jandek, Kan Mikami, Six Organs, etc., this is for you.

Track List
[Disc 1]
  1. Sputnik
  2. This World
  3. Westernized Blues
  4. Macaroni Blues
  5. Fake Blues
  6. Fake2 Blues
  7. Decision Blues
  8. Bear Blues
  9. Thief
  10. Fool
  11. World
  12. Fukushima
[Disc 2]
  1. Sputnik
  2. This World
  3. Westernized Blues
  4. Macaroni Blues
  5. Fake Blues
  6. Fake2 Blues
  7. Decision Blues
  8. Bear Blues
  9. Thief
  10. Fool
  11. World
  12. Fukushima


Protection
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.

Packaging
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.
 H. Usui SINGS THE BLUES Vinyl Record

H. Usui

SINGS THE BLUES Vinyl Record

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$18.98
Delivery:
Backorder Ships in 2-4 weeks
United States - Arrives in 3-6 business days after shipment
This item is on backorder and is estimated to ship in 2-4 weeks.
Guarantee: Backed by the Merchbar Guarantee.
Easy returns, great customer service and 100% authentic merch. Learn more.

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