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Turin Brakes - The Optimist LP [2CD]


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Format: 2CD
Catalogue No.: BN1CD
Barcode: 5053760072263
Release Date: 9th July 2021
Genre: Indie/Alternative

1 Feeling Oblivion
2 Underdog (Save Me)
3 Emergency 72
4 Future Boy
5 The Door
6 State Of Things
7 By TV Light
8 Slack
9 Starship
10 The Road
11 Mind Over Money
12 The Optimist

1 Feeling Oblivion - Demo
2 Underdog (Save Me) - Demo
3 Emergency 72 - Demo
4 Future Boy -Original Version.
5 The Door - Original Version
6 State Of Things - Demo
7 By TV Light - Original Version
8 Slack - Demo
9 Starship - Demo
10 The Road - Demo
11 Mind Over Money- Demo
12 The Optimist – Demo

Turin Brakes critically acclaimed debut album ‘The Optimist LP’ gets the re-issue treatment to celebrate its 20th Anniversary

The ground breaking long player, originally released in 2001 features classic tracks such as ‘Underdog (Save Me)’, ’The Door' and ‘Feeling Oblivion’.
’The Optimist LP’ will be re-released on Deluxe 2LP & 2CD on Two-Piers, a new Brighton label, now with a Bonus album of ‘Demos’ from the original sessions and New Artwork. The Album has been out of print on Vinyl for many years now.

Press for The Optimist LP:

Drowned in Sound - 'The Optimist LP' is a quite stunningly beautiful record.

NME - It’s one of those albums. Like ‘Parachutes’, for some, we suppose. But then listening to Coldplay instead of Turin Brakes is like the Almost Famous generation choosing Don McLean over Tim Buckley. One’s comforting, familiar, pretty; the other strikes at your soul. And it’s a special kind of record which can encourage and soundtrack such introspection, without losing its edge to indulgent miserabilism

Pitchfork - Olly Knights' vocals mix Jeff Buckley moan and Marc Bolan hiss. The songs are simple, emotional, and earnest…., and they're laden with Everly Brothers harmonies

PRESS/ONLINE: Fully serviced for news stories, re-issue reviews and features (updates to follow)

LIVE: 20th Anniversary UK tour playing The Optimist LP:-
7/10/21 The 1865, Southampton 8/10/21 The Junction, Cambridge 9/10/21 Shepherds Bush Empire, London 10/10/21 Chalk, Brighton 14/10/21 O2 Academy, Bristol 15/10/21 Manchester Cathedral 16/10/21 Boiler Shop, Newcastle

OTHER ACTIVITY: https://turinbrakes.com/home

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