Closure In Moscow- Pink Lemonade (ETR137/BRRV146)
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“Do you remember the album that told the story of life? The story of a fool’s journey? A story of our desire for happiness? The story of love lost, of Satan’s cloud, of surfing cyborgs and the dinosaurs that defended us, of yawning Brahmatrons, flying robot-tiger-wizard-sharks, trickster TechnoChrists, dying in the desert and then at the end of it all, coming to the realization you need not have made the journey anyway and the happiness you seek has been inside you all along?! You do remember?!
Wonderful! Pink Lemonade will be getting re-released on CD and vinyl. This is your opportunity to gain the happiness you seek by owning a copy of this seminal piece by hot teen outfit Closure in Moscow.” - Michael Barrett, guitarist, Closure in Moscow, 2021.
The album was produced with Andrei Eremin & Tom Larkin in Melbourne, Australia and originally released independently with the support of the band’s management Sabretusk (Pete Williamson) and MGM Distribution in 2014.
Since then, the record has earned a dedicated cult following for its unique sound and ambitious conceptual narrative, as well as dabbling with Japanese pop culture, chip tune, vaudeville and musical theatre.
Liam from the Dillinger Escape Plan says of the record:
Five machine elves who go by the collective name Closure In Moscow just spiked the proverbial punchbowl with a heroic dose of powdered dinosaur placenta called Pink Lemonade. Their sophomore sipper is a psychoactive syrup that promises to save the brave from a fate worse than death: modern mainstream music. Every hemi-syncing hymn off this self-released tweaker’s dozen seamlessly unfolds with the stamina of a Jacob’s ladder toy.
It’s one thing to hear inexperienced musicians parrot their influences with insufficient concealment, and another to hear professionals refract these gospels of light back into the musical multiverse like a prism. On Pink Lemonade, Closure In Moscow have respectfully stepped up where patron saints like Zappa, Mercury, Buckley, and Brown stepped out.
With their as-yet third album on the way in 2021, now is a perfect time to introduce yourself to the world of Closure in Moscow – with their jaw-dropping musicianship and exuding a positivity like no other, by their own admission, this band is here to melt faces and take you to the moon.
Enjoy The Ride Records Exclusive Variant (US)
Not Too Sweet, Not Too Sour (Limited to 400): Disc 1 is Pink & Translucent Magenta Splatter on White and Disc 2 is White Splatter on Translucent Magenta
This is a Pre-Order for customers in the United States since there are other variants available to those across the pond. Limit 2 per customer. Please do not include any other items in this order, as you will have to wait until SUMMER 2022 to receive all of your items. The choice is yours, thanks for reading the fine print.
Seeds of Gold
That Brahmatron Song
Dinosaur Boss Battle
The Church of the Technochrist
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These images are MOCK-UPS, based on another release pressed by the plant we are using, with that exact formula, in order to get the most accurate mock-up possible. We CANNOT guarantee they will look exactly like this and no two records will be exactly the same, so please keep that in mind when purchasing.
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This release upon request can be shipped outside the sleeve to avoid seam splits, we do not have extra jackets for this release.
These releases come mailed inside of the jacket with plastic wrap on the outside unless otherwise noted. We do not have any extra jackets for these releases in case of minor damage by the USPS in transit. To clarify, It will come packaged in a full-color jacket (as pictured) sealed with plastic wrap UNLESS requested in the comment section of your order to open the album & place the album outside the jacket inside the plastic wrap prior to shipping. This is a good way to prevent potential seam splits along the top of the jacket due to careless handling by the Post Office. Thank you!