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Crystal Nuns Cathedral

1LP
$22.98

The world needs The Rock, and we need loud guitars, we need anthemic songs, we need a reason to raise a rock fist in the air and give a "Hell Yeah"!  Crystal Nuns Cathedral, the band delivers all of this and so much more.

Just four months since It's Not Them. It Couldn't Be Them. It Is Them!, comes this latest, twelve songs determined to challenge for the title of greatest Guided by Voices album of all time. Hyperbole you say? Not this time. The guitars are bigger, the arrangements are more ambitious, the songs are uplifting, epic, and as incredibly hook-laden as always! Pure power pop perfection like lead single "Excited Ones" mix perfectly with the slow-burning "Climbing A Ramp," which reaches its climax on a stunning guitar lead before dissolving into the fist-pumping anthem "Never Mind the List," which serves as the beating heart of the entire album. Do you still need convincing? Listen to the one-two punch of "Forced to Sea" and "Huddled" and marvel at the epic scope and vision of an incredible band on full display. This record is a statement, a challenge, a monument, a call to arms. Top this one if you can, this is the new benchmark. Who will best it? Who will try? Listen to Crystal Nuns Cathedral, and report back to us. We will be eagerly waiting.

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Track List

A1 Eye City
A2 Re-Develop 
A3 Climbing A Ramp
A4 Never Mind The List
A5 Birds In The Pipe
A6 Come North Together
B1 Forced To Sea
B2 Huddled
B3 Excited Ones
B4 The Eyes Of Your Doctor
B5 Mad River Man
B6 Crystal Nuns Cathedral

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