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BEIRUT - HADSEL (Indie version Ice Breaker Vinyl)
BEIRUT - HADSEL (Indie version Ice Breaker Vinyl)

    BEIRUT - HADSEL (Indie version Ice Breaker Vinyl)

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    • Product Type: 2LP
    • Barcode: 0617308058307

    SIDE A

    1. Hadsel
    2. Arctic Forest
    3. Baion
    4. So Many Plans
    5. Melbu
    6. Stokmarknes
    SIDE B

    7. Island Life
    8. Spillhaugen
    9. January 18th
    10. Süddeutsches Ton-Bild
    11. The Tern
    12. Regulatory

    Hadsel is the first new full-length record since Beirut’s 2019 release, “Gallipoli,” and the first on Zach Condon’s own label, Pompeii Records. Recorded in the Norwegian island of Hadsel shortly after a physical and mental break forced Condon to cancel is 2019 tour, Condon was looking for a place to recover after being left in a state of shock and self-doubt.

    Working in isolation, Condon explains, “I was lost in a trance, stumbling blindly through my own mental collapse that I had been pushing aside since I was a teenager. It came and rang me like a bell. I was left agonising many things past and present while the beauty of the nature, the northern lights and fearsome storms played an awesome show around me. The few hours of light would expose the unfathomable beauty of the mountains and the fjords, and the hours- long twilights would fill me with subdued excitement. I’d like to believe that scenery is somehow present in the music.