Easy Street Records

There's something intangible about Celeste, the Soundcarriers’ second album, originally released in 2010. It has a light, lucid quality, almost like driving exhausted through a strange city at night. Freeflowing yet tethered, dreamy yet attacking, the band continue the fight to reconcile competing impulses. Various threads just about keep the shimmering tapestry from tearing. Haunting folk melodies underpinned by rhythmic static and the physicality of the totally analogue recording and mixing, baroque keyboard counterpoints and sweeping arrangements. The opener “Last Broadcast” seems to encapsulate this but it's almost as if the album gets the angst out of its system with this track and is free to explore the quieter, less crowded back streets. After the smoke of “Last Broadcast” has cleared, the twisting road takes in the soft introspection of “Hideaway” and “Morning Haze”, both tracks morphing into heavy psyche grooves or the eastern tinged psyche funk of “Signals” and “Rise And Fall”. Or takes another turn with the tightly arranged opening segment of “Long Highway”. Somehow it still manages to fit in ‘60s pop gems like “There Only Once”.

An album to really lose yourself in, yet more concise than the sprawling Harmonium and more relaxed and freeflowing than the nervy rush of Entropicalia, Celeste could be arguably their most indispensable album and not to damn it with faint praise, their most listenable.
Originally released in 2010 to critical acclaim and quickly achieving cult-status especially with a limited 1000 limited vinyl pressing, The Soundcarriers Celeste has never been repressed until now. This repress on black vinyl will be exclusive to RSD.


A1 Last Broadcast
A2 Step Outside
A3 Morning Haze
A4 Broken Sleep

B1 Long Highway
B2 Rolling On
B3 There Only Once
B4 Out Of Place

C1 Signals
C2 Rise And Fall
C3 Hideaway
C4 Celeste

D1 Out Of Place (Instrumental)
D2 Long Highway (Instrumental)
D3 There Only Once (Instrumental

There's something intangible about Celeste, the Soundcarriers’ second album, originally released in 2010. It has a light, lucid quality, almost like driving exhausted through a strange city at night. Freeflowing yet tethered, dreamy yet attacking, the band continue the fight to reconcile competing impulses. Various threads just about keep the shimmering tapestry from tearing. Haunting folk melodies underpinned by rhythmic static and the physicality of the totally analogue recording and mixing, baroque keyboard counterpoints and sweeping arrangements. The opener “Last Broadcast” seems to encapsulate this but it's almost as if the album gets the angst out of its system with this track and is free to explore the quieter, less crowded back streets. After the smoke of “Last Broadcast” has cleared, the twisting road takes in the soft introspection of “Hideaway” and “Morning Haze”, both tracks morphing into heavy psyche grooves or the eastern tinged psyche funk of “Signals” and “Rise And Fall”. Or takes another turn with the tightly arranged opening segment of “Long Highway”. Somehow it still manages to fit in ‘60s pop gems like “There Only Once”.

An album to really lose yourself in, yet more concise than the sprawling Harmonium and more relaxed and freeflowing than the nervy rush of Entropicalia, Celeste could be arguably their most indispensable album and not to damn it with faint praise, their most listenable.
Originally released in 2010 to critical acclaim and quickly achieving cult-status especially with a limited 1000 limited vinyl pressing, The Soundcarriers Celeste has never been repressed until now. This repress on black vinyl will be exclusive to RSD.


A1 Last Broadcast
A2 Step Outside
A3 Morning Haze
A4 Broken Sleep

B1 Long Highway
B2 Rolling On
B3 There Only Once
B4 Out Of Place

C1 Signals
C2 Rise And Fall
C3 Hideaway
C4 Celeste

D1 Out Of Place (Instrumental)
D2 Long Highway (Instrumental)
D3 There Only Once (Instrumental

780661141914
Celeste [RSD 2023] []
Artist: The Soundcarriers
Format: Vinyl
New: In Store Now $44.99
Wish

Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Last Broadcast
2. Step Outside
3. Morning Haze
4. Broken Sleep
5. Long Highway
6. Rolling on
7. There Only Once
8. Out of Place
9. Signals
10. Rise and Fall
11. Hideaway
12. Celeste
13. Out of Place (Instrumental)
14. Long Highway (Instrumental)
15. There Only Once (Instrumental)
16. Last Broadcast (Alt Version)
17. Celeste (Alt Version)

More Info:

There's something intangible about Celeste, the Soundcarriers’ second album, originally released in 2010. It has a light, lucid quality, almost like driving exhausted through a strange city at night. Freeflowing yet tethered, dreamy yet attacking, the band continue the fight to reconcile competing impulses. Various threads just about keep the shimmering tapestry from tearing. Haunting folk melodies underpinned by rhythmic static and the physicality of the totally analogue recording and mixing, baroque keyboard counterpoints and sweeping arrangements. The opener “Last Broadcast” seems to encapsulate this but it's almost as if the album gets the angst out of its system with this track and is free to explore the quieter, less crowded back streets. After the smoke of “Last Broadcast” has cleared, the twisting road takes in the soft introspection of “Hideaway” and “Morning Haze”, both tracks morphing into heavy psyche grooves or the eastern tinged psyche funk of “Signals” and “Rise And Fall”. Or takes another turn with the tightly arranged opening segment of “Long Highway”. Somehow it still manages to fit in ‘60s pop gems like “There Only Once”.

An album to really lose yourself in, yet more concise than the sprawling Harmonium and more relaxed and freeflowing than the nervy rush of Entropicalia, Celeste could be arguably their most indispensable album and not to damn it with faint praise, their most listenable.
Originally released in 2010 to critical acclaim and quickly achieving cult-status especially with a limited 1000 limited vinyl pressing, The Soundcarriers Celeste has never been repressed until now. This repress on black vinyl will be exclusive to RSD.


A1 Last Broadcast
A2 Step Outside
A3 Morning Haze
A4 Broken Sleep

B1 Long Highway
B2 Rolling On
B3 There Only Once
B4 Out Of Place

C1 Signals
C2 Rise And Fall
C3 Hideaway
C4 Celeste

D1 Out Of Place (Instrumental)
D2 Long Highway (Instrumental)
D3 There Only Once (Instrumental

        
back to top