Teenage Cool Kids Prepare Vinyl-Only Release
Over the weekend, Teenage Cool Kids' new full-length LP, Foreign Lands, was made available for pre-order. Like the Denton-based indie rockers' debut full-length, Queer Salutations, the new record is being released on the indie-label Protagonist Music. But, unlike Queer Salutations, which was released on CD, Foreign Lands will be pressed on heavyweight, audiophile-friendly 180 gram vinyl, and it's available in your choice of blue or black.
I just spoke to Andrew Savage by phone about the decision to release the new album on vinyl only.
"There wasn't much of a decision," he says. "It was an obvious choice for us. I don't buy CDs. No one I know really buys CDs anymore. And our 7-inches sell way better than our CD ever does."
The record will cost you $11, or $20 for both the blue and black versions. Also, like any good indie labels, Protagonist is including a free digital download with each record.
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If the three new songs the Cool Kids have up on its MySpace page speak for the rest of the tracks on Foreign Lands, then we're in store for a another great album.
(Just don't categorize the band's sound as pop-punk. You've been warned)
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