Skip to main content Skip to footer
Up to 20% off select gear with code: SPOOKY
Call our Gear Advisors Hablamos Español
MF MD HG01 Recording Month 10-8-18

Of Montreal - Aureate Gloom

  • Write a Review
SKU 
#K71341 000000000
Product Price $20.98
  • Free Shipping (48 Contiguous U.S. States)

Release Date:03/03/2015;Notes:'A golden despondency' is how Kevin Barnes translates the meaning behind Aureate Gloom, the title he gave Of Montreal's...Click To Read More About This Product

In Stock & Ready To Ship

Gold Coverage: (What’s This?)
    Warranty Options
  Add to Cart
Add to Wish List
Set Alerts
Earn Points

Earn up to 168 reward points.

Release Date:03/03/2015;Notes:'A golden despondency' is how Kevin Barnes translates the meaning behind Aureate Gloom, the title he gave Of Montreal's thirteenth full-length album. The oxymoron is one Barnes says best describes the overall state of his life and mental outlook while working on the record - penning lyrics so personal they sound like entries ripped from a journal that should be permanently kept under lock and key. 'I was going through a very stormy period in my life and felt like I was just completely trashed,' reveals Barnes. 'I might be guilty of sharing or exposing too much of my private life, but to me the best albums are those that help people connect with an artist on a deep, human level and that do so without too much artifice or evasiveness.' Aureate Gloom was recorded directly to tape with musicians Kevin Barnes (guitar, vocals), Clayton Rychlik (drums), Bob Parins (bass), Bennett Lewis (guitar), and JoJo Glide well (keys), plus the help of engineer Drew Vandenberg. The strength of the members' musical rapport was instantly apparent. The group completed nearly a song a day and even wrote a brand new track on the spot, 'Apollyon Of Blue Room,' whose title references a supposedly haunted bedroom in a hacienda on the studio grounds. With Aureate Gloom, Of Montreal have created one of the most unflinching, confessional and starkly emotional albums in their career.;Track List:1. Bassem Sabry;2. Last Rites at the Jane Hotel;3. Empyrean Abbatoir;4. Aluminum Crown;5. Virgillian Lots;6. Monolithic Egress;7. Apollyon of Blue Room;8. Estocadas;9. Chthonian Dirge for Uruk the Other;10. Like Ashoka's Inferno of Memory;Special Attributes:COLORED VINYL, 180 GRAM VINYL, DIGITAL DOWNLOAD CARD


Reviews
Questions & Answers View All
Loading....
Questions & Answers
You are changing the Ship-To country.

Our product catalog varies by country due to manufacturer restrictions. If you change the Ship-To country, some or all of the items in your cart may not ship to the new destination.