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Lullabies for the Lithium Age

by Snog

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  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    David Thrussell is an outlier, provocateur and enigma. An artist that challenges, inspires and transforms.
    We're lucky to have him.

    Coaxed from a fitful half-decade of semi-retirement in his outback compound, Thrussell now helms the extraordinary new Snog album 'Lullabies For The Lithium Age.'
    A mature and fully-realised statement in voice, song and philosophy: 'Lullabies For The Lithium Age' is the epoch-defining recording that almost wasn't.
    Wracked in his twilight years by crises of doubt, identity, emotional collapse and mental health, Thrussell had effectively withdrawn from public life and most of his creative endeavours. At its nadir, Thrussell spent nearly a year bed-ridden and virtually comatose. Only the timely intervention of internationally renowned therapist Dr. Ian White averted his final spiritual and physical disintegration.
    Thrussell - that singular antipodean that had animated a generation with righteous electro-anthems and smouldering industrial-laments, that hero to legendary figures like Julian Assange and Alexander Dugin - had burned-out, cashed-out and crashed-out.

    Placed under constant supervision and medicated with the most advanced treatments available, it took two years of an extreme therapeutic regimen - pain, torment, fiduciary stewardship and personal tutelage - for Dr. White to rehabilitate Thrussell: for the artist to take his first halting steps toward composing, performing and recording once again.

    The result is a revelation.

    'Lullabies For The Lithium Age' is an uncommon event of profound import - broken Gospel ballads of nihilism and regret, funereal chants of mortality and windswept ache - a spiritual song-arc that speaks in minimal yet august tones.

    The barren ocean shore at the end of the world. The very last breath of the very last song.

    It may not be the album you want. But it is the album you need.

    For these truly are...Lullabies for the Lithium Age.

    LP is Clear Vinyl with CD included.
    CD has 6 extra tracks.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Lullabies for the Lithium Age via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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about

David Thrussell is an outlier, provocateur and enigma. An artist that challenges, inspires and transforms.
We're lucky to have him.

Coaxed from a fitful half-decade of semi-retirement in his outback compound, Thrussell now helms the extraordinary new Snog album 'Lullabies For The Lithium Age.'
A mature and fully-realised statement in voice, song and philosophy: 'Lullabies For The Lithium Age' is the epoch-defining recording that almost wasn't.
Wracked in his twilight years by crises of doubt, identity, emotional collapse and mental health, Thrussell had effectively withdrawn from public life and most of his creative endeavours. At its nadir, Thrussell spent nearly a year bed-ridden and virtually comatose. Only the timely intervention of internationally renowned therapist Dr. Ian White averted his final spiritual and physical disintegration.
Thrussell - that singular antipodean that had animated a generation with righteous electro-anthems and smouldering industrial-laments, that hero to legendary figures like Julian Assange and Alexander Dugin - had burned-out, cashed-out and crashed-out.

Placed under constant supervision and medicated with the most advanced treatments available, it took two years of an extreme therapeutic regimen - pain, torment, fiduciary stewardship and personal tutelage - for Dr. White to rehabilitate Thrussell: for the artist to take his first halting steps toward composing, performing and recording once again.

The result is a revelation.

'Lullabies For The Lithium Age' is an uncommon event of profound import - broken Gospel ballads of nihilism and regret, funereal chants of mortality and windswept ache - a spiritual song-arc that speaks in minimal yet august tones.

The barren ocean shore at the end of the world. The very last breath of the very last song.

It may not be the album you want. But it is the album you need.

For these truly are...Lullabies for the Lithium Age.

LP is Clear Vinyl with CD included.
CD has 6 extra tracks.

credits

released April 24, 2020

Produced by Snog, Adam Fischer and Chris Arkley-Smith
(Under the supervision of Dr. Ian White)

Recorded and mixed 2018-2020 at Oak Manor and Thirty Mill Studios

Mix policed by Byron Scullin and Adam Fischer

Special guests: John L. Kilbey and Emma Bathgate (backing vocals)
Yohan Trombeta (trumpet and flugelhorn)
Sean Gage (piano and organ)

With the The City Of Prague Philharmonic Choir conducted by Hans Herbert Emmerich

Branding: I+T=R

CD tracks 11-13 remixed by V. Valentini (Fate Razor / Lightarmour Editions)

Mastered by V. Valentini for Lightarmour Editions
Mastering Technician: A. Caramia

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