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Future Islands: As Long As You Are 12"

Future Islands: As Long As You Are 12"


Tags: · 20s · indie
Vendor
4AD Records
Regular price
$20.00
Sale price
$20.00

As Long As You Are looks to the past as well as the future, confronting old ghosts and embracing a new hope.  It is an album about trust, full of honesty, redemption and “letting go”, allowing old wounds to heal and bringing painful chapters to a close.

As Long As You Are also signals a new era for Future Islands.  Drummer Mike Lowry officially joins as a fully-fledged member and songwriter bolstering the founding trio of William Cashion, Samuel T Herring and Gerrit Whelmers.  Together, the four-piece took on official production duties for the first time, co-producing As Long As You Are with engineer Steve Wright at his Wrightway Studios in Baltimore.  Musically, their brand of new wave synth-pop full of bright melodies and heavenly choruses is as euphoric and uninhibitedly joyful as anything the band has done in their 14-year career.