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Royal Trux - Royal Trux

Royal Trux - Royal Trux

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Release Date 20/04/2024
Format LP
Label FIRE
Catalogue Number FIRELP715


1000 copies worldwide. Deluxe freshly remastered edition of Royal Trux’s seminal debut album, originally released on their own Royal Records label in 1988. Fierce and uncompromising, this long overdue re-issue comes with rejuvenated artwork and brand-new liner notes. Formed in 1987 by Neil Hagerty (vocals, guitar), formerly of Pussy Galore, and his then girlfriend Jennifer Herrema (vocals), Royal Trux successfully dismantled alternative rock with a discordant guitar and time signatures akin to Miles Davis on an unholy mission circa ‘Bitches Brew’ or Manson strumming in his prison cell. Often described as a garage rock act, Royal Trux were far more complex, an unravelling surge of ideas, influences, mangled theories and out-there meandering, setting the blueprint for lo-fi indie amid their intricate reflections on their self-destructive lifestyle. “Their music was wild and their lives even wilder.” The Guardian // “A chop-shop approach to pop history.” Pitchfork.

Tracklisting: A1 Bad Blood A2 Incineration A3 Strawberry Soda A4 Hashish A5 Sanction Smith A6 Zero Dok A7 Touch A8 Bits And Spurs B1 Esso Dame B2 Sice I Bones B3 Gold Dust B4 Jesse James B5 Andersonville B6 The Set Up B7 Walking Machine B8 Hawk'n Around

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