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Edition: Indies Exclusive 180G White Vinyl LP
Condition: New

Midlake - For the Sake of Bethel Woods

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by Midlake
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Condition: New


Indies Exclusive White Vinyl LP
Catalogue Number: BELLA1261VX
Barcode: 5400863062736
Record Grading: Mint (M)
Sleeve Grading: Mint (M)
Condition Note: Brand New
Track Listing
Bethel Woods
Feast of Carrion
The End
Of Desire
Loss and hope, isolation and communion, the cessation and renewal of purpose. Timeless and salient, these themes echo throughout the fifth album from Midlake, their first since ‘Antiphon’ in 2013.

‘Hey, Jesse, you need to get the band back together.’ I didn’t take that lightly.” A desire to commune with the past and connect with present, lived experience asserts itself from the opening of the album. ‘Bethel Woods’ sustains and develops that reconnection, evoking the steadfast and contemplative urgency of ‘The Trials of Van Occupanther’ to back a lyric steeped in yearning for a paradisal time and place of hope and optimism. Soaring guitars and atmospheric noise effects extend a sonic scope further developed by ‘Glistening,’ where arpeggios dance like light glancing off a lake. In just three songs, Midlake reintroduce themselves and reach out into fresh territory with a richly intuitive dynamism, honouring their past as a seedbed of possibility.