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The Breeders: Pod 12"

The Breeders: Pod 12"


Tags: · 90s · alternative · indie · spo-default · spo-disabled
Vendor
4AD Records
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$22.00

In October 2017, The Breeders announced their return to 4AD, along with a new album, All Nerve, released in March 2018. The label is also reissuing their previous four albums on vinyl including Pod (1990), Last Splash (1993), Title TK (2002) and Mountain Battles (2008). Though ostensibly a side project of The Pixies' Kim Deal and Throwing Muses' Tanya Donelly, The Breeders' debut, Pod, has held up as a classic of late 80s/early 90s off-kilter alternative pop, surpassing the contemporaneous work of their main bands. Though Deal would really hit the big time three years later with the Breeders' follow-up, Last Splash, and Donelly would do the same with her next band, Belly, Pod is the band's finest, most coherent album and perhaps the high point in both of their careers. Engineering by Steve Albini and Kurt Cobain citing it as one of his favorite records certainly doesn't hurt matters either.