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Ancient Whales release Vestiges of Tails Appear in All of Us Out Now via Owlphabet Records| Album Feature

April 25, 2020
Photo by Liz Trader Williams

Ancient Whales release
Vestiges of Tails Appear in All of Us
April 24th via
Owlphabet Records

Vestiges of Tails Appear in All of Us is the latest Ancient Whales collaboration between Enoch Bledsoe (Twin Tigers, Firework Child, Puddin’ Tang, Just Me Records), Natalie Bledsoe and Oakley Munson (Black Lips, The Witnesses, The Rondelles, The Shine Brothers, Puddin’ Tang) recorded in Asheville, NC, by Ryan J Rapsys.

Songwriters Enoch and Natalie seek to explore the intricacies of existence and the nature of human beings in an honest, simple and accessible way. The Ancient Whales approach is to ask, “What would this look like if it were simple?” The songs deconstruct social conventions and illuminate basic human values all the while beckoning the listener to forget their worries, have fun and sing along. In today’s culture of hate, Ancient Whales just want to spread a little love!

April 24th 2020 is a meaningful date to the band as they rightfully unveiled their attentive arrangements into the world.

01. Stick and Poke
02. To Be
03. Everything
04. Giving
05. For All
06. Time
07. Saturday Morning
08. Oh Yeah
09. She Makes
10. EA
11. Feeling
12. You Know What To Do
13. Raunchy

What Ancient Whales have cultivated with their craft, is something so wholesome. A driving record fusing genres, pushing boundaries, and delicately capturing rhythm and rock within their auspicious album. Vestiges of Tails Appear in All of Us is the perfect listen for any avid music fan- they’ve ticked every box with their captivating release.

In its entirety, the 13 track record exudes fun, passion, and charm. This innovative record reflects the daring musicians in their element. Intentionally a maximal band, despite small numbers behind this act- the trio have created a sound so huge and so contagious. This record deserves to be heavily featured on King of The Road or some new thrasher videos- they deserve to be heard. They’ve seemingly effortlessly created uplifting deep music surrounding their post-punk, indie, and ultimate garage-rock entities.

As a whole; the record is a refreshingly enlightening and rich listen. This is captured immediately from the tremendous drum roll that kick starts the album into its fast-paced melodic momentum. Glistening riffs and scratchy upstrokes thrust the tracks to the forefront of their audience’s attention. Fierce and well-controlled quick-firing beats and fills joined with captivating lyrics and harmonious vocals layer each composition. Ancient Whales are a force not to be messed with. This moving collection is equally powerful as it is daring.  Bodacious punk-hymns have been created for one of this year’s most remarkable rock records.



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