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BIG SPECIAL

POSTINDUSTRIAL HOMETOWN BLUES

£27.99

Released: 10th May 2024. For BIG SPECIAL Joe Hicklin (vocals) and Callum Moloney (drums) - their sound is one that comes from vital, frustrated young working-class voices that don't always get heard on the scale they should do. It's a frustration that comes to the fore through a voice that is at times coarse and raw, but sensitive, desperate and soulful at others. Hicklin's brimstone-fired voice marches from guttural punk barks and serrated spoken word to soaring soul and back again, arriving siphoned from their forebears, crushed under the weight of history, and retooled for a new generation. It's wrought, raw and angry at a world lacking options, the thinning of the common understanding between the social classes of England, exasperation at repeating cycles, and the feeling that you're watching your own life unfold from the outside.

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  • Details

    Released:
    10th May 2024
    Category:
    Rock & Pop
    Format:
    Vinyl 12" Album
    Barcode:
    822166000270
  • Description

    For BIG SPECIAL Joe Hicklin (vocals) and Callum Moloney (drums) - their sound is one that comes from vital, frustrated young working-class voices that don't always get heard on the scale they should do. It's a frustration that comes to the fore through a voice that is at times coarse and raw, but sensitive, desperate and soulful at others. Hicklin's brimstone-fired voice marches from guttural punk barks and serrated spoken word to soaring soul and back again, arriving siphoned from their forebears, crushed under the weight of history, and retooled for a new generation. It's wrought, raw and angry at a world lacking options, the thinning of the common understanding between the social classes of England, exasperation at repeating cycles, and the feeling that you're watching your own life unfold from the outside.
  • Track listing

    Disc 1

    Track name
    Artist
    1.BLACK COUNTRY GOTHIC
    BIG SPECIAL
    2.I MOCK JOGGERS
    BIG SPECIAL
    3.DESPERATE BREAKFAST
    BIG SPECIAL
    4.SHITHOUSE
    BIG SPECIAL
    5.THIS HERE AIN'T WATER
    BIG SPECIAL
    6.MY SHAPE (BLOCKING the LIGHT)
    BIG SPECIAL
    7.BLACK DOG/WHITE HORSE
    BIG SPECIAL
    8.BROADCAST: TIME AWAY
    BIG SPECIAL
    9.ILL.
    BIG SPECIAL
    10.MONGREL
    BIG SPECIAL
    11.BUTCHER'S BIN
    BIG SPECIAL
    12.DUST OFF/START AGAIN
    BIG SPECIAL
    13.TREES
    BIG SPECIAL
    14.FOR the BIRDS
    BIG SPECIAL
    15.DiG!
    BIG SPECIAL
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