The Last Bastion Of Fox Quality

by GALAXY FINGERS

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    releases June 28, 2019

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    Includes digital pre-order of The Last Bastion Of Fox Quality. You get 3 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases June 28, 2019
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Right Joan
2.
Funeral At Cosmo Square
3.
Cynically Sweet
4.
Edith Six Arms
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6.
03:38
7.
Ring Of Flowers
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FORMATS: 10" Mini-LP [Black Colour Vinyl] [Numbered Limited Edition of 300 copies] / Digital Mini Album

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Slow, atmospheric music is not at the peak of its fame right now. It’s true that we can enjoy prestigious bands like LOW and BEACH HOUSE, and that when we hear some of the few groups that populate these fields we can get excited. But now is not the time for contemplation. That’s why we love that GALAXY FINGERS are reaffirming themselves in the parameters of their debut Single, “Let In Elijah EP”, and that with Elefant Records they are putting out, “The Last Bastion Of Fox Quality”, a 10” that will be released in digital format as well as a 300-copy numbered-limited-edition black vinyl.

Once again with recording assistance from Brand Lee (THE ALBUM LEAF) and the incorporation in mixing of Jerik Centeno, GALAXY FINGERS have made an album that magnifies their style and makes them worthy heirs of a lineage with very little presence on the face of the earth, but that has a distinguished history. “Right Joan” reminds us of Victoria Legrand’s band, thanks to the presence of the synthesizers and melancholy, hypnotic ambiance. “Funeral At Cosmo Square” are the early LOW from “The Curtain Hits The Cast”, the most delicate L’ALTRA, the most luminous THE LOW LOWS. Crystalline delicacy, held breath, absolutely mesmerizing vocal play and radical dynamics. “Cynically Sweet” could be RADAR BROS bewitched by Hope Sandoval, singing about the sweet heartache of first love, with those repetitive and hypnotic canons. “Edith Six Arms” and “Ring Of Flowers” move toward other greats of the style, BEDHEAD, or what is almost the same thing, THE NEW YEAR: millimetric synchronization, solidness, abrupt silences, and to top it off, a stratospheric chorus.

Because this is where GALAXY FINGERS stand out. The duo, formed by Alex Simonian and Clara Moore make the sun shine with their vocal play and their evanescent melodies. Unlike the majority of their compatriots from this sonic territory, where others create beauty from melancholy and sadness, they create it from hope. Like on “Asking For Space”, where they remind us again of BEACH HOUSE. Or like on “Little Paw” where they emulate the space travel of SPIRITUALIZED to the beat of soul and gospel. And to close and as the exception, the miniature acoustic that is “Clap For Them”, that we already heard on their first Single, where the levels of beauty are still sky high.

Without a doubt, this is the album that definitively puts GALAXY FINGERS on the map of these (few) bands capable of floating over arid, silent terrain, creating and transforming it into the most beautiful landscape. This is something that few are able to achieve and that has turned them into heroes for fans of the slowcore sound. Even if you’re not, let yourself get carried away by the subtle, unexpected, extreme beauty. You won’t regret it.

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releases June 28, 2019

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Track Name: Asking For Space
Read the constellations, baby
Tell me what you see
Threw our darts in the darkest corner
Waited for the rebound

Haven't had a drink since summer
Something's wrong with me
I'm sipping on galactic forces
Have been for near a century

I tied down what you kicked up
For so long ­I've had enough
Falling out but keep in touch

Shouldn't ask for better, honey
Didn't think I could
Spent my days lying on your shoulder
Come the day you swore that never would

Hold on tight - let's take it slow
Baby, well don't you know
You and I will be the last to go
Track Name: Little Paw
Cry baby, you piss stain on the floor
Nobody likes to talk to you about things anymore
Couldn't play nice
Maybe next time you'll think twice

What do you gain?
Driving me insane
Bite at the hand
That gave you a chance

Lonesome weekends
Stretch out into months then
You come crawling
Back for just a peek and

Placing your chin up on my knee
Putting an end to your misery

What do you gain?
Driving me insane
Bite at the hand
That gave you a chance

Stumbling through darkness
Over all those little folks you gone and killed
When will the thirst end?
The time when you have finally get your fill?

Leave it down to rest
You've aced this god-forsaken test
Track Name: Clap For Them
When you come
And when you go
When you come around
And I'll say no

Watch you go
Lock the door
I don't think
I'll see you anymore

When you disappear
I feel better
No, I'm better
And I won't let you

You say you'll feel better come the sunrise
I say I don't want to see the sunrise
You say I don't recognize your problems
I say that you might be the problem

I'll be laughing through your sad town
You'll be chasing this whole world down to the ground
You missed your chance, now
Watch me go farther than the sunrise

When you turn around
I feel better come the sunrise
When you leave town
I feel happy to see the sunrise

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