There is no guitar on this record. What was once the foundation for THE VELVET TEEN has taken a back seat on Elysium. Self-recorded in a four-month span inside an old Northern California vitamin warehouse (the perfect location to capture the intimate elements and overall vast feeling of Elysium) the release was originally planned to be only an EP. But as the songs of Elysium grew in number and length, it gradually became a masterfully precise start-to-finish album. Sweeping orchestral arrangements balance the swelling builds of each song, as singer Judah Nagler's falsetto soars along. More than a sum of each track, Elysium is a grand gesture, a complete album that is epic in size, yet still intimate in nature to feel personal. Mixed by Dave Trumfio (Wilco, Mates of State), videos planned for every song on Elysium, recent touring alongside DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE, CURSIVE, DENALI, MINUS THE BEAR and tons more. Press by Stunt Co. (Brand New, Ash), college Radio by AAM, numerous ads running in print & websites worldwide, custom die-cutting, spot-varnishing and some of the most stunning CD packaging you have ever seen.
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