0
FREE SHIPPING On Orders Over $49*
Search
Music > Vinyl > Chris Farren - Can't Die (Vinyl LP)
Click to Enlarge

Chris Farren Can't Die

(Vinyl LP)

$17.99
23Reward Points
Add to Cart
Availability:
Item: LDF63513
Description

Chris Farren is one of those names that is always on the tip of your tongue. Though he's played in popular bands Fake Problems and Antarctigo Vespucci – and he's become well-known for his inventive merch, including his take on the classic The Smiths shirt – Farren is still working on breaking out in the large world of singer-songwriters. After experimenting and honing his solo work on a few memorable EPs and a Christmas album called Like A Gift From God or Whatever, Farren is ready to release his debut full-length Can't Die. And with it, he's poised to become known on his own terms for his own unique sound.

The result is a clever blend of pop and gloom, the sort of record that will keep you dancing even when the lyrics cut deep. Farren, who cited Coconut Records, Belle & Sebastian, and Magnetic Fields as his influences while recording Can't Die, has crafted a record that has a true indie-pop sensibility and remains musically upbeat throughout. Yet there is an undeniable sadness to certain tracks as well as a heavy focus on death and mortality, like on "Until I Can See The Light," which was partly inspired by the death of Parks and Recreation writer Harris Wittels. It's about "how weird it is that they're gone. You don't get to talk to them anymore."

At the end of the day, however, Can't Die is a record that is wholly reflective of Chris Farren's sound. It's not Fake Problems or Antarctigo Vespucci but instead it's entirely Farren's: resonating indie-pop that captures all of the weird little anxieties of being in your twenties and realizing that you can't control everything around you.

Read More Less
Related Videos
Music Direct - How We Pack Your Records
Music Direct - How We Pack Your Records
Music Direct - How to Clean Your Records
Music Direct - How to Clean Your Records
Read More Less
Related Articles
  1. Can't Die
  2. Human Being
  3. Brighter
  4. To Insecurity and Beyond
  5. Say U Want Me
  6. Still Beating
  7. I'm Not You
  8. Flowers
  9. Everything's My Fault
  10. Don't Be Cruel (To Yrself)
  11. Until I Can See The Light

Reviews (0)

You must logged in to ask a question, vote on a question, or answer a question. Click here to login.

Stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest in high-end audio

Catalog

Check out the newest Music Direct catalogs

Learn More
Copyright © MusicDirect.com 2016. All Rights Reserved.