IDLES - Joy As An Act of Resistance LP + Danny Nedelko Split 7"

IDLES - Joy As An Act of Resistance LP + Danny Nedelko Split 7"

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Joy As An Act Of Resistance is a parade.

It’s a parade of laughing at the funeral, of listening to the bastards, of phlegm on the mirror.
It’s a parade of my Grandfather’s wit, it is all the shit haircuts I’ve ever had.
It is a parade of naivety, of a warm embrace, it is Young Thug’s dress.
It’s the parade of being carried through the grim dark.
It’s a parade of laughing at yourself. It is love. It is loving yourself.
It is a parade of Tony Benn’s smile.
It is Idles, for now. It’s the beautiful smell of immigrant food.
It is a parade of vulnerability. It is Ilie Nastase
It’s a parade of being at your worst. It is our best, for now.
It is our thank you. It is our sorry.
It is a parade without fluff
but with a tonne of glitter and violence.
It is a parade of what I truly miss and what I truly have.
It is a parade of the second album. It is us cutting it’s fucking head off.
It is a parade of joy in the face of all we don’t want and all we fear.
It is a parade of you.

Thank You.
(Joe Talbot, IDLES)

Joy as an Act of Resistance. is the follow up to Bristol, UK 5-piece IDLES's debut album Brutalism, self-released last year. 

Produced by Space and mixed by Adam Greenspan & Nick Launay (Nick Cave, Kate Bush, Yeah Yeah Yeahs), Joy as an Act of Resistance. takes aim at everything from toxic masculinity, nationalism, immigration, and class inequality - all while maintaining a visceral, infectious positivity. Singer Joe summarizes: “This album is an attempt to be vulnerable to our audience and to encourage vulnerability; a brave naked smile in this shitty new world. We have stripped back the songs and lyrics to our bare flesh to allow each other to breathe, to celebrate our differences, and act as an ode to communities and the individuals that forge them. Because without our community, we’d be nothing.”

Tracklisting:
1. Colossus
2. Never Fight a Man With a Perm
3. I’m Scum
4. Danny Nedelko
5. Love Song
6. June
7. Samaritans
8. Television
9. Great
10. Gram Rock
11. Cry To Me
12. Rottweiler

Release date: August 31st.
Split 7" with IDLES and fellow Bristol-based band Heavy Lungs. Danny Nedelko fronts Heavy Lungs, and Heavy Lungs track "Blood Brother" was written for IDLES frontman, Joe Talbot.
"Blood Brother is a song of love and admiration about a close friend.
His kindness.
His ferociousness.
His resilience.
Joe is my blood brother.”
-Danny Nedelko
Tracklisting:
Side A IDLES "Danny Nedelko"
Side B Heavy Lungs  "Blood Brother"
Art by Printed Goods (Raffy Greaves & George Greaves)
Released November 30th, 2018