Basement’s seminal emo classic is ten years old, and the band are celebrating with a new vinyl pressing and some alternative tracks.
It’s been a decade since Basement released their second album, ‘Colourmeinkindness’, a beautiful, rousing, astonishing display of alt songwriting that has aged like wine and still sends shivers coursing up the spine.
And to celebrate, the band are releasing a new vinyl pressing of the record.
It will be dropping on October 21 via Run For Cover Records and looks a lot like this:
Alongside the original tracklisting, the record will also feature four new reworkings on tracks.
The first to drop is ‘Breathe’, which has been transformed from a slow-burning romantic number into a jangly indie rock banger.
It’s a testament to Basement’s songwriting craft and the strength of the foundations built into these tracks.
Here it is:
And if you haven’t already, you really should watch the band’s astonishing set from this year’s Outbreak Festival.
It is about as life-affirming as it gets: