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Artist
Snapped Ankles
ReleaseProduct
Forest of Your Problems
Label
The Leaf Label
Catalogue Number
843190012695
Release Date
July 2, 2021

MP3 download with all Vinyl, Vinyl, CD purchases, delivered on release date: 07.02.21

Snapped Ankles return to the forest, but it’s not as they left it. Trees planted in neat rows. A well-ordered monoculture with access roads and heavy machinery. The smell of greenwashed money in the air. There’s no sign of the ancient woodland they emerged from on debut album, Come Play The Trees. And it’s far cry from the gentrified East London they found themselves hawking on Stunning Luxury. All is not well in the face of progress. Welcome to the Forest Of Your Problems.

Even among the famously close-knit woodwose community there are factions forming. Meet The Business Imp, The Cornucopian, The Nemophile and The Protester. Each with their own motivations and belief systems. Their own sense of injustice: contradictions, anxieties and guilt. Forest Of Your Problems runs the gamut of modern woodwose emotions. In this neat human approximation of the forest, it’s an increasingly knotted affair. Despite all of this, Snapped Ankles haven’t lost their innate ability to make you want to move your feet - their Teutonic forest rhythms are still shot through with post-punk lightning. Whether they’re exploring those opportunities which might arise when a Nigerian prince emails out of the blue on ‘The Evidence’, or referencing the crooked woodwose attempting to go straight on ‘Rhythm Is Our Business’, this is music to lose your inhibitions to. The moments of pure elation on ‘Shifting Basslines Of The Cornucopians’ are worth the admission price alone - “It’s a great time to be alive!” …apparently.

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Digital Track List

  1. 1 Forest of Your Problems 4:45
  2. 2 The Evidence 3:27
  3. 3 Shifting Basslines of the Cornucopians 5:44
  4. 4 Undilated Lovers 3:39
  5. 5 Susurrations (In the Forest) 3:52
  6. 6 Rhythm Is Our Business 4:28
  7. 7 Psithurhythm 3:33
  8. 8 The Prince Is Back 3:20
  9. 9 Xylophobia 7:36
  10. 10 Forest of Your Problems (Outro) 3:06
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