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Small Black - Best Blues mp3 album

  • Performer: Small Black
  • Title: Best Blues
  • Genre: Electronic / Rock / Pop
  • Country: US
  • Released: 2015
  • Style: Dance-pop
  • MP3 album: 1792 mb
  • FLAC album: 1200 mb
  • Rating: 4.1/5
  • Votes: 674
Small Black - Best Blues mp3 album

Best Blues by Small Black, released 16 October 2015 1. Personal Best 2. No One Wants It to Happen to You 3. Boys Life 4. The Closer I Look 5. Big Ideas, Pt. II 6. Back at Belle's 7. Between Leos 8. Checkpoints 9. Smoke Around the Bend 10. XX Century Gracing the cover of Brooklyn band Small Black’s new record, a mysterious woman walks alone on the dunes at dusk, amid pockmarked sand. To put it simply, Best Blues is an album about loss, the specific loss of precious people in our lives, but also the loss of memories and the difficult fight to preserve them. I spent months trying to scan all these images & letters, most covered with ocean dirt, and in doing so discovered what people often find in their family’s past: that they are a hell of a lot like those who’d come before, says Kolenik.

Small Black 's second album Limits of Desire saw the band polishing their chillwave sound into something very slick and professional, leaving out all the lo-fi synths and murky atmosphere in favor of easy to digest, o '80s pop throwbacks. After an EP, Real People, which showed some dancefloor muscle and perky energy, the band return to their smooth, midtempo, medium-energy sounds on Best Blues.

Best Blues ‎(LP, Album).

Album · 2015 · 10 Songs. Best Blues Small Black. Listen on Apple Music.

Small Black, however, has been steadily climbing the ladder toward indie rock success. Their first release was in 2009, the six years since have been filled with plenty of touring, writing, recording, and new releases – six EPs and LPs, starting with their Small Black EP with Jagjaguwar in 2009. Then in 2012, Hurricane Sandy tore through New York, and these Brooklynites suffered personal loses. Tunes on Best Blues such as Between Leos and XX Century are beautiful, in an aural sense, but they muddle up what otherwise is a dynamic album. Josh Kolenik’s vocals are airy and almost effervescent, which layer on lightly atop a complex series of sounds, mitigating the heavy drive of pedals and effects below.

With all the memories, both good and bad, unearthed on this album, Best Blues finds Small Black holding their composure, even when it seems like it'll be a total bummer. 60. A rather smooth and relaxing affair, Best Blues proves that sometimes less is more.

This album has an average beat per minute of 122 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 94/140 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Best Blues. BPM Profile Best Blues. Album starts at 94BPM, ends at 116BPM (+22), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Small Black.


A1 Personal Best
A2 No One Wants it to Happen to You
A3 Boys Life
A4 The Closer I Look
A5 Big Ideas, Pt. II
B1 Back At Belle's
B2 Between Leos
B3 Checkpoints
B4 Smoke Around The Bend
B5 XX Century

Companies, etc.

  • Mastered At – Salt Mastering
  • Pressed By – Record Technology Incorporated – 24270


Limited edition on clear vinyl. Unlimited black vinyl also available.

Comes with a download card and printed inner sleeve with lyrics.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 656605226934
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Etched): JAG 269 A 24270.1...
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Etched): JAG 269 B 24270.2... Salt

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
JAG269 Small Black Best Blues ‎(LP, Album) Jagjaguwar JAG269 US 2015
JAG269 Small Black Best Blues ‎(CD, Album, Dig) Jagjaguwar JAG269 US 2015
JAG269 Small Black Best Blues ‎(CD, Album, Promo, Adv) Jagjaguwar JAG269 US 2015
JAG269 Small Black Best Blues ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Jagjaguwar JAG269 US 2015

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