FREE SHIPPING On Orders Over $49*
Music > Vinyl > The Wytches - All Your Happy Life (Vinyl LP)
Click to Enlarge

The Wytches All Your Happy Life

(Vinyl LP)

23Reward Points
Add to Cart
Availability: Backordered
Item: LDW42945

All Your Happy Life is the second album from English rock act The Wytches, out in September 2016 on Heavenly Recordings. The release was recorded by Jim Sclavunos (Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds / Grinderman) in Chapel Studios in Lincolnshire and then Toe Rag in East London, and mixed by Sclavunos and Mikey Young.

All Your Happy Life draws on a lifetime's worth of new experiences shoehorned into two whirlwind years since their acclaimed debut album Annabel Dream Reader. There's no difficult second album syndrome here. This black-hearted set is a combination of heavy comedown psychedelia and bilious and brilliant baroque ‘n' roll. It's portentous and scathing. Scabrous and bold. Utterly nihilistic.

Influences and inspiration is drawn from unexpected places – reading Tolstoy's stories of dysfunctional relationships on the tour bus, digging the warm Hammond-and-acoustic tones of Elliot Smith, loads of underground metal band – but mainly it is informed by observing small town English life with new eyes, having traversed the planet on that first wave of success that followed their 2014 debut. It's not so much the sound of the calm after the storm, but the howling vortex that follows in its wake.

All Your Happy Life marks a creative leap for The Wytches. Some might say it is the sound of a band finding their place in the world but really it is about world being allowed to enter the sphere of The Wytches – on their terms

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. Intro
  2. C-Side
  3. Can't Face It
  4. A Feeling We Get
  5. Throned
  6. Ghost House
  7. Bone-Weary
  8. Crest of Death
  9. A Dead Night Again
  10. Dumb-Fill
  11. Home

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


Check out the newest Music Direct catalogs

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