limited-edition Deluxe LP version of No Cities to Love on white, 180-gram vinyl also contains a 2-sided poster and a bonus 180-gram white vinyl 12″ with two exclusive tracks on one side and an etching on the other. All of which is housed in a very cool slipcase with its own exclusive cover art. The single LP will be on black vinyl.
This new record is the first in 10 years from the acclaimed trio – Carrie Brownstein, vocalist/guitarist Corin Tucker, and drummer Janet Weiss – who came crashing out of the ’90s Pacific Northwest riot grrrl scene, setting a new bar for punk’s political insight and emotional impact. Formed in Olympia, WA in 1994, Sleater-Kinney were hailed as “America’s best rock band” by Greil Marcus in Time Magazine, and put out seven searing albums in 10 years before going on indefinite hiatus in 2006.
But the new album isn’t about reminiscing, it’s about reinvention-the ignition of an unparalleled chemistry to create new sounds and tell new stories. “I always considered Corin and Carrie to be musical soulmates in the tradition of the greats,” says Weiss, whose drums fuel the fire of Tucker and Brownstein’s vocal and guitar interplay. “Something about taking a break brought them closer, desperate to reach together again for their true expression.” The result is a record that grapples with