LETTERS (LP Boxset)
LETTERS (LP Boxset)
LETTERS (LP Boxset)
LETTERS (LP Boxset)
LETTERS (LP Boxset)
LETTERS (LP Boxset)
The Blue Van

LETTERS (LP Boxset)

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BOXSET INCLUDES:

  • LETTERS LP - THE 10 SINGLES
  • POSTCARDS RED VINYL LP - 11 PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED TRACKS
  • LETTERS CD - THE 10 SINGLES DIGITALLY MASTERED
  • DVD - THE 10 MUSIC VIDEOS PLUS 20 EPISODES TBV ROCKUMENTARY
  • 52 PAGE HARDBACK BOOK FEATURING EXCLUSIVE PHOTO MATERIAL, LYRICS AND MORE
  • 12 DELUXE ART PRINTS

In 2014 The Blue Van took a different approach to the conventional album format. They did not want to make just another album, as they had done five times before. Something had to change, a new take on recorded music, opening up the possibility for the band to experiment with sound and expression. The band also wanted to treat their fans by continually giving them something to look forward to. Consequently, the band decided to release singles only and like this get the freedom to experiment with various forms of expression, moving away from the traditional album format, which sometimes can be a straightjacket for creativity. Musically TBV is wide-ranging and with this single release concept, you do not have to worry about a red thread but simply compose the best song, one single at a time.

Like this the vinyl ranges musically from the 70ies inspired “Illusion” - one imagining a young Roger Moore cruising the streets of Monaco - to the more sleazy, stoner rock inspired song, “White Heat”, with dry and fierce fuzz guitars. The Blue Van has created an album with a great musical span without compromising the classic TBV sound.


Tracklist
Letters (LP 1)
Side A
1. Running With The Moon
2. White Heat
3. Lonely For Your Love
4. Weight & Hail
5. I Wanna Know
Side B
6. Divine
7. Racketeer
8. Illusion
9. More
10. The Beat Goes On

Postcards (LP 2)
Side A
1. Survivor
2. Little Miss Heart Attack
3. Better Together
4. Suzanna
5. Come On In
Side B
6. Song For Mellon
7. Freewheelin’ Girl
8. Waiting On A Friend
9. Grace
10. Jeg Kommer
11. Desperado

 

The "unwrapping" of Letters by The Blue Van - Exclusive Vinyl Box Set

Code Elektro is a critically acclaimed electronic synthwave artist from Denmark.

The music is characterized by the use of analog and digital synths - arpeggiators and sound design. It could sound like something from a modern Blade Runner, Stranger Things or TRON.

Similar artist could be Tangerine Dream, Jean-Michel Jarre, Survive, Vangelis, Carpenter Brut etc.


 

All the Code Elektro records have been very well received by critics and audiences worldwide - and all were nominated for a GAFFA AWARD for Best Danish Electronic Release (2015, 2016 ad 2017). The Danish Music magazine, GAFFA, gave the latest album 5 out of 6 stars and called it: “World Class Synthwave from Denmark”.

 

 

Discography:

- Superstrings (2015)

- WOLF (2016)

- TRIADS (2017)

- Never Mind the Solar Wind (2019)

 

You can stream Code Elektro here

 

 


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