The Weight of the Sun (Yellow Vinyl) LP

Modern Studies


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Release Date 29th January 2021

LP Ltd edition YELLOW vinyl (300 copies), DL card + BONUS Fire Records Compilation CD. New album from kosmiche folk-rock
quartet Modern Studies on LTD edition Yellow vinyl. A glorious compendium of haunted disco hallelujahs, mercurial krautrock chorales,
cosmic pop adagios and euphoric, resilient, anthems. ‘The Weight of the Sun’ sees principal songwriters Emily Scott and Rob St John
further their warm, esoteric field studies with Pete Harvey and Joe Smillie, as previously reconnoitred on ‘Swell To Great’ (2016) and
‘Welcome Strangers’ (2018). “The exact point where Fairport Convention meet Jim O’Rourke at a remote Scottish railway station.” Tim
Burgess // “Their best yet” ★★★★ Record Collector // There is a strange familiarity, and a welcome strangeness, in the quiet alchemy of
Modern Studies. Norman Records – Album Of The Week // “Beguiling” ★★★★ Uncut // “Their strongest album yet” ★★★★ Louder Than
War // ★★★★★ The Vinyl District // ★★★★★ Narc // ★★★★½ Norman Records // ★★★★ The Scotsman // ★★★★ Music OMH //
Track List Side A 1. Photograph 2. Run for Cover 3. Heavy Water 4. She 5. Corridors 6. Signs of Use Side B 7. Brother 8. The Blue of
Distance 9. Back to the City 10. Jacqueline 11. Spaces 12. Shape of Light