Getting Out

from by BEN SERETAN

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    New album by Ben Seretan.
    Limited edition of 200 on light blue vinyl, the rest on black vinyl.
    Featuring a risograph-printed insert and kitchen table graphic inner sleeve.

    FOR PEOPLE IN THE USA: Ben's label Whatever's Clever is releasing the American version! It's out June 24th. Much cheaper shipping to buy from them. Check benseretan.bandcamp.com

    *****

    "I’m really all flowers
    inside and you can
    really have them
    I’ll name them
    for you."
    -Eileen Myles

    A greatest hits collection
    A beginner's guide to botany
    The sound of one heart swelling
    A book of hymns to joy
    The clumsiest among us suddenly discovers grace
    A bowl of plums on the table, peaceful and juicy in the afternoon sun
    Rhododendron and plumeria
    Dandelions and hyacinth
    Honeysuckle and lavender

    These songs were written on an island in Alaska, my mother's condo in California, a greeting card factory in Queens, a pharmaceutical factory in Brooklyn, and by the light of a miniature Christmas tree. They were recorded and mixed in 7 studios in 5 different states over the course of a year. They really mean a lot to me and I hope you enjoy.

    Read on:
    bser.tumblr.com/post/145218338360/press-release-bowl-of-plums

    *****

    All songs written by Ben Seretan

    With performances by:
    Alex Lewis, Nico Hedley, Ethan Meyer, Rose Blanshei, Alex Tatusian, Maia Friedman, Dave Lackner, Katie Von Schleicher, Jake Nussbaum, & Will Stratton

    "Blues," "Cottwonwood Tree," "Bowl of Plums," "Blood in the Muzzle," "Kudzu," & "Thommy" recorded by Kyle Pulley at Headroom Studios, Philadelphia, PA
    "My Lucky Stars, part II" recorded by Julian Fader and Carlos Hernandez at Gravesend Recordings, Brooklyn, NY
    "In a Twin Bed," "Getting Out," and "You Are on the Water" recorded by Elio DeLuca at the Soul Shop, Medford, MA
    Intro to "Bowl of Plums" and "I Like Your Size" recorded by JJ Beck at Akin Studios, Hoosick Falls, NY
    Additional tracking recorded by Alex Mead-Fox at Spaceman Sound, Brooklyn, NY
    Mixed by Victor Nash, Destination: Universe! Portland, OR
    Additional mixing by Tim Shrout
    Mastered by Gus Elg, Sky Onion, Portland, OR
    Cover photo by Michele Mirisola
    Design by Alex Tatusian

    Includes unlimited streaming of Bowl Of Plums via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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from Bowl Of Plums, released July 8, 2016

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