Far Water And Solutions on LP
Formed in 1991, Sacramento California's Far blazed a trail for a generation of alternative rock bands over their eight year career, garnering critical acclaim at home and abroad by combining heartfelt, dynamic, vocals to unfettered, driving rock songs. The brainchild of Jonah Matranga (OneLineDrawing, New End Original) and Shaun Lopez (Rival Schools, Crosses), Far released their classic fourth album Water & Solutions via Epic/Immortal in 1998 bringing a more melodic approach to the a sound popularized by contemporaries like Deftones and Helmet.
Immediately met with commercial and critical acclaim, Water & Solutions brought Far to a national audience courtesy of its infectious hit single "Mother Mary" and an aggressive touring schedule with the likes of Incubus and Deftones. More accessible than its predecessor Tin Cans With Strings to You, Water & Solutions stands as a pinnacle achievement in alternative rock spawning countless followers from Coheed & Cambria and Thursday to Biffy Clyro and Funeral for Friend.
Mastered for vinyl from the original tapes, Water & Solutions stands as landmark masterwork untouched by time that rewards listeners with every spin. Making full use of the dynamic range that only high quality vinyl can provide, this special LP reissue is sure to be a hit with fans and collectors alike.
"With skyscraping ambition and crystalline execution, 'Water & Solutions' is the most quintessential Far release. There's an intense intimacy here that will send shivers down the spine as hardcore bristle and heart-on-sleeve vulnerability tug-of-war over the course of its not-a-drop-spilt 40-plus minutes. " – Kerrang! Magazine