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Leaf Bird

Diamonds From The Cherry Mine

Release Date: September 20 , 2012

ltd edition of 100
w/digital download

Price $5

"Diamonds" is Leaf Bird's first full-length release. It was compiled from a couple years worth of home-recorded gems. More of a mixtape than a traditional album, it features wide swings of influence and genre. Much of it was created using a lo-fi approach such as cassette players, reel to reels, and various room sounds. "Diamonds" features songs by both Tyler Beach and Larry Robertson, as well as several collective improvisations.

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"It's psyche, folk, rock, and pop all mixed into a short, concise package." 
- Gonzo Chicago

.."a compilation of eclectic improvisations that exude the band's raw talent, making up a record that should be preserved as though it were a rare jewel; cased and then placed on repeat in a tape deck to cherish forever." 
- Windy City Rock

"...the group decided to change directions and experiment with grunge...disorienting reverb wraps your mind around an organized mess of sludge-filled guitars and chill angsty vocals. You should definitely keep an eye out for the group’s new release, Diamonds From The Cherry Mine, Vol. 1" 
- Pop'stache

    Track Listing

  1. Fifteen Lanterns
  2. Silverpets
  3. Sadaildade
  4. Last Reprieve
  5. readabook&smile
  6. Down by Law
  7. Chubby Rain
  8. You'd Never
  9. Topless
  10. True Lies
  11. Field of Broken Dreams
  12. Molly
  13. Raised by Volts

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