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    Horsedrawn Wishes
    Album Details
    • If voted to win, it would be the first time this album is available on vinyl!  
    • Would include two B-side bonus tracks 
    • Would be pressed on 180g color vinyl.
    • Would be limited and individually numbered based on pre-orders

    Biography

    Rollerskate Skinny were an Irish band formed in 1992 by singer and guitarist Ken Griffin, guitarist Ger Griffin and bassist Stephen Murray, and were later joined by Jimi Shields on drums. Ken, Ger and Stephen had been in the Hippyshakes in the 1980s and later renamed themselves Shake. In 1991 Jimi Shields (brother of My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields) joined the band and suggested a name change to Rollerskate Skinny, chosen from a line in The Catcher In The Rye, by J.D. Salinger: “She’s quite skinny, like me, but nice skinny, rollerskate skinny.” The band relocated to London and released their debut EP “Novice” in 1992. They were named in the NME’s Top Ten New Bands of the Year in 1992. They were signed to Beggars Banquet label Placebo, who released their Trophy EP in 1993 and was awarded single of the week in the NME. The following month the band recorded a session for John Peel’s BBC Radio 1 Show, and their debut album Shoulder Voices (awarded CMJ Magazine’s album of the month), was released in October that year. The band toured with bands such as Mercury Rev, Smashing Pumpkins, Mazzy Star, Hole and Pavement. They were also invited by Perry Ferrell to join the 1994 Lollapalooza tour. The increased coverage as a result of the tour saw the band sign with Warner Brothers Records in 1996. Shields was asked to leave the band and moved to Chicago. The band’s first release on WB was 1996’s “Horsedrawn Wishes.” This was followed by the “Speed To My Side” single, but the band split up before any further releases. In 2004, Hot Press magazine readers voted “Horsedrawn Wishes” No. 14 on a list of the 100 greatest Irish albums, and the Irish Times named it No. 7 in a similar list in 2008 with My Bloody Valentine’s Loveless taking the No. 1 spot.

    Track Listing
    Track Sides: 
    Side A
    List of tracks: 
    Track Title: 
    1 Swingboat Yawning
    Track Duration: 
    3:49
    Track Title: 
    2 Cradle Burns
    Track Duration: 
    4:50
    Track Title: 
    3 One Thousand Couples
    Track Duration: 
    5:08
    Track Title: 
    4 Swab The Temples
    Track Duration: 
    3:26
    Track Sides: 
    Side B
    List of tracks: 
    Track Title: 
    1 Speed to My Side
    Track Duration: 
    6:53
    Track Title: 
    2 All Mornings Break
    Track Duration: 
    4:49
    Track Title: 
    3 Man Under Glass
    Track Duration: 
    4:32
    Track Sides: 
    Side C
    List of tracks: 
    Track Title: 
    1 Shimmer Son Like A Star
    Track Duration: 
    4:02
    Track Title: 
    2 Angela Starling
    Track Duration: 
    4:43
    Track Title: 
    3 Ribbon Fat
    Track Duration: 
    6:13
    Track Sides: 
    Side D
    List of tracks: 
    Track Title: 
    1 Thirsty European
    Track Duration: 
    5:01
    Track Title: 
    2 Bell Jars Away
    Track Duration: 
    5:01
    Track Title: 
    3 Good Night Diamond
    Track Duration: 
    5:06 **non LP b-side bonus track
    Track Title: 
    4 Trial Of Witness
    Track Duration: 
    3:52 **non LP b-side bonus track
Release date: 
October 3, 2019
Artist Name: 
Rollerskate Skinny
Album Detail: 
  • If voted to win, it would be the first time this album is available on vinyl!  
  • Would include two B-side bonus tracks 
  • Would be pressed on 180g color vinyl.
  • Would be limited and individually numbered based on pre-orders

Biography

Rollerskate Skinny were an Irish band formed in 1992 by singer and guitarist Ken Griffin, guitarist Ger Griffin and bassist Stephen Murray, and were later joined by Jimi Shields on drums. Ken, Ger and Stephen had been in the Hippyshakes in the 1980s and later renamed themselves Shake. In 1991 Jimi Shields (brother of My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields) joined the band and suggested a name change to Rollerskate Skinny, chosen from a line in The Catcher In The Rye, by J.D. Salinger: “She’s quite skinny, like me, but nice skinny, rollerskate skinny.” The band relocated to London and released their debut EP “Novice” in 1992. They were named in the NME’s Top Ten New Bands of the Year in 1992. They were signed to Beggars Banquet label Placebo, who released their Trophy EP in 1993 and was awarded single of the week in the NME. The following month the band recorded a session for John Peel’s BBC Radio 1 Show, and their debut album Shoulder Voices (awarded CMJ Magazine’s album of the month), was released in October that year. The band toured with bands such as Mercury Rev, Smashing Pumpkins, Mazzy Star, Hole and Pavement. They were also invited by Perry Ferrell to join the 1994 Lollapalooza tour. The increased coverage as a result of the tour saw the band sign with Warner Brothers Records in 1996. Shields was asked to leave the band and moved to Chicago. The band’s first release on WB was 1996’s “Horsedrawn Wishes.” This was followed by the “Speed To My Side” single, but the band split up before any further releases. In 2004, Hot Press magazine readers voted “Horsedrawn Wishes” No. 14 on a list of the 100 greatest Irish albums, and the Irish Times named it No. 7 in a similar list in 2008 with My Bloody Valentine’s Loveless taking the No. 1 spot.

Is Voting For the Next Release?: 
yes
Is record of the month: 
No
Pre Order End Date: 
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 10:45
Track Listings: 
Track Sides: 
Side A
List of tracks: 
Track Title: 
1 Swingboat Yawning
Track Duration: 
3:49
Track Title: 
2 Cradle Burns
Track Duration: 
4:50
Track Title: 
3 One Thousand Couples
Track Duration: 
5:08
Track Title: 
4 Swab The Temples
Track Duration: 
3:26
Track Sides: 
Side B
List of tracks: 
Track Title: 
1 Speed to My Side
Track Duration: 
6:53
Track Title: 
2 All Mornings Break
Track Duration: 
4:49
Track Title: 
3 Man Under Glass
Track Duration: 
4:32
Track Sides: 
Side C
List of tracks: 
Track Title: 
1 Shimmer Son Like A Star
Track Duration: 
4:02
Track Title: 
2 Angela Starling
Track Duration: 
4:43
Track Title: 
3 Ribbon Fat
Track Duration: 
6:13
Track Sides: 
Side D
List of tracks: 
Track Title: 
1 Thirsty European
Track Duration: 
5:01
Track Title: 
2 Bell Jars Away
Track Duration: 
5:01
Track Title: 
3 Good Night Diamond
Track Duration: 
5:06 **non LP b-side bonus track
Track Title: 
4 Trial Of Witness
Track Duration: 
3:52 **non LP b-side bonus track
List of tracks: 
Is out of stock: 
No

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    Horsedrawn Wishes
    Album Details
    • If voted to win, it would be the first time this album is available on vinyl!  
    • Would include two B-side bonus tracks 
    • Would be pressed on 180g color vinyl.
    • Would be limited and individually numbered based on pre-orders

    Biography

    Rollerskate Skinny were an Irish band formed in 1992 by singer and guitarist Ken Griffin, guitarist Ger Griffin and bassist Stephen Murray, and were later joined by Jimi Shields on drums. Ken, Ger and Stephen had been in the Hippyshakes in the 1980s and later renamed themselves Shake. In 1991 Jimi Shields (brother of My Bloody Valentine’s Kevin Shields) joined the band and suggested a name change to Rollerskate Skinny, chosen from a line in The Catcher In The Rye, by J.D. Salinger: “She’s quite skinny, like me, but nice skinny, rollerskate skinny.” The band relocated to London and released their debut EP “Novice” in 1992. They were named in the NME’s Top Ten New Bands of the Year in 1992. They were signed to Beggars Banquet label Placebo, who released their Trophy EP in 1993 and was awarded single of the week in the NME. The following month the band recorded a session for John Peel’s BBC Radio 1 Show, and their debut album Shoulder Voices (awarded CMJ Magazine’s album of the month), was released in October that year. The band toured with bands such as Mercury Rev, Smashing Pumpkins, Mazzy Star, Hole and Pavement. They were also invited by Perry Ferrell to join the 1994 Lollapalooza tour. The increased coverage as a result of the tour saw the band sign with Warner Brothers Records in 1996. Shields was asked to leave the band and moved to Chicago. The band’s first release on WB was 1996’s “Horsedrawn Wishes.” This was followed by the “Speed To My Side” single, but the band split up before any further releases. In 2004, Hot Press magazine readers voted “Horsedrawn Wishes” No. 14 on a list of the 100 greatest Irish albums, and the Irish Times named it No. 7 in a similar list in 2008 with My Bloody Valentine’s Loveless taking the No. 1 spot.

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    Rank & File
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    The Slash Years Rank & File
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    The Slash Years
    Album Details
    • If voted to win, this would be the first time that the band’s Slash Records output would be collected on vinyl. 
    • Would include bonus tracks making their debut on vinyl
    • Would be remastered with lacquers cut at Sam Phillips Recording Studio.
    • Would be pressed on 180g color vinyl.
    • Would be limited and individually numbered based on pre-orders

    Biography

    Rank & File was an American country rock band established in 1981 in Austin Texas by brothers Chip and Tony Kinman of the seminal California band, The Dils. The band were forerunners in combining the musical rawness and DIY punk aesthetic with the style and ambience of country and western, helping to create a subgenre known as “cowpunk.” The brothers moved to Austin after a brief stint in New York where they joined forces with guitarist Alejandro Escovedo of the Nuns to form a new band, Rank & File. Rank & File released three albums – two of which were on the prominent Los Angeles label, Slash Records. Their debut album, “Sundown,” was released in 1982. John Dougan of AllMusic said, “Their debut album, Sundown,” was a gem of tuneful Byrds-ian pop, with a healthy dollop of Gram Parsons and Merle Haggard to boot.” “The songwriting was wry, heartfelt and cliché’-free; the band rocked with gusto, but never bombastically, preferring nuance and subtly over volume and simplicity.” Their second Slash album, 1984’s “Long Gone Dead,” included a cover version of a tune by Lefty Frizzell and made use of traditional country instrumentation such as steel guitar and fiddle. The Kinmans saw their new band as a more entertaining departure from the intensity of hardcore punk, embracing the sound and cultural ambience of country music, albeit with a post-punk spin.

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    The Donnas
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    Spend The Night... The Donnas
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    Spend The Night...
    Album Details
    • Would be the first vinyl repress since original release almost 20 years ago!
    • Would be expanded to  a 2LP set that would include some previously unreleased live tracks and additional bonus tracks making their debut on vinyl
    • Would be remastered for vinyl, pressed on 2-180g colored vinyl records and come in a deluxe tip-on style gatefold jacket.
    • Would be limited and individually numbered based on pre-orders

    Biography

    The Donnas are an American rock band formed in Palo Alto, California in 1993. They consisted on Brett Anderson (lead vocals), Allison Robertson (guitar, backing vocals), Maya Ford (bass, backing vocals) and Amy Cesari (drums, percussion, backing vocals). Cesari replaced Torry Castellano, who left the band in 2009 due to tendonitis. All met prior to high school and were self-taught musicians that practiced in Castellano’s garage daily during their years at Palo Alto High School. They called themselves “Ragady Anne” in the early days and shortly thereafter changed their name to “The Electrocutes.” They decided to create another band with the same members that would play softer tunes but retain their metal queen image of the Electrocutes. To help fans distinguish between the two bands they all took matching “Donna” monikers, where all their names were Donna and their last names were the first initial of their last name (Brett Anderson became Donna A., etc.), which they used only when performing as “The Donnas.” They hired producer Darin Raffaelli for their first two full length albums, the first of which was simply called “The Donnas” and released on Darin’s Superteem! record label. They took a week off their senior year of high school to tour Japan as The Donnas, and were promoted by Pinky Aoki a.k.a. The Phantomgift. Afterwards, they signed with Lookout! Records and as their exposure grew eventually signed with Atlantic Records in 2001. In 2002, The Donnas released their fifth studio album and Atlantic debut, “Spend The Night.” The album represented their first attempt at mainstream success. It was the band’s first charting record on the Billboard 200, peaking at #62. With their most successful single, “Take It Off,” which peaked at 19 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart, they were booked for appearances on Total Request Live, Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and the Late Show with David Letterman. In the summer of 2003 they played the main stage at Lollapalooza. The album was well received in the press at the time, getting 4 out of 5 stars from AllMusic, 4 ½ out of 5 stars from Alternative Press, 4 out of 5 stars from Blender and 4 out of 5 stars from Q.