Following the triumphant, epic Are the Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings album released in early 2021, The Besnard Lakes have announced the release to an accompanying EP – The Besnard Lakes are the Prayers for theDeath of Fame. The digital release is out now, followed in October by a limited edition 12” available to pre-order now.
The majority of the music found on …Death of Fame was recorded in some form at the same time as their 2021 double album, but have since been either re-recorded, edited, extrapolated, and straight-up psyched out. Going even further into their drone rock influences (think Pure Phase-era Spiritualized and the mellower moments White Hills’ catalogue) the band emerge as a progressive and experimental group not afraid to take things out beyond the 15 minute mark (Silver Shadows).
A band who are getting close to their 20 year mark continue to explore, surprise and excite us – it’s a trip, and we’re all on board.
The Death of Fame 12” is available in UK + Europe exclusively via Bandcamp, Full Time Hobby store and select independent retailers in an edition of 250. Includes a printed insert. Buy here.