Desperate Measures

by The Meanies

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    Black vinyl of The Meanies album Desperate Measures. The album comes with a free digital download via Bandcamp.

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    The Meanies new record Desperate Measures is available for pre-order now via Cheersquad Records and Tapes on special translucent purple vinyl, classic black vinyl, CD and digitally ahead of its release on Wednesday 8 July.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Desperate Measures via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
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  • Translucent purple vinyl - limited edition (SOLD OUT)
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    Limited edition translucent purple vinyl of The Meanies album Desperate Measures. There are 100 copies only and they sold out in half a day! The album comes with a free digital download via Bandcamp.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Desperate Measures via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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    Limited edition RED vinyl of The Meanies album Desperate Measures. As the limited edition purple vinyl of Desperate Measures sold out in half a day, we decided to add a pressing on RED vinyl. There will be 100 copies only. The album comes with a free digital download via Bandcamp.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Desperate Measures via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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The Meanies new record Desperate Measures is available for pre-order now via Cheersquad Records and Tapes on special translucent purple vinyl, classic black vinyl, CD and digitally ahead of its release on Wednesday 8 July.

Desperate Measures marks the first studio album from the band since their victorious 2015 comeback record It’s Not Me, It’s You amassed a slew of standout album reviews across the country and reignited Australia’s longstanding love affair with the influential punk-rock outfit.

According to frontman Link Meanie, the album title Desperate Measures reflects the drastic strides we take to stomach the current state of the world.

“Desperate Measures is an album title for the times, whether it be applicable to the rise of right wing anti-intellectualism, the associated denial of impending environmentally apocalyptic disaster or the cultural lobotomy of today's popular media,” says Link. It's hard to see a way through this miasma of illogical negativity without… (drum roll)... desperate measures.”

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released July 8, 2020

Music by L. McLennan.
Drowning Tower by Lindsay McLennan / Jordan Stanley
Recorded at Hothouse Audio, St Kilda VIC Australia by Jez Giddings and Craig Harnath.
Mixed by Jez Giddings.
Produced by Link & Craig.
Mastered by John Ruberto at Mastersound.
Photos by Peter Wheeler Photography.
Art & Design by Ben Brown.

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Cheersquad Records & Tapes Melbourne, Australia

Wally “Meanie” Kempton took the plunge in 2018 and launched his record label Cheersquad Records & Tapes. Since then he has released new material from acts such as The Meanies, Immigrant Union, Chris Wilson, Jasmin Kaset, Money For Rope, Nick Craft, Minibikes, The Rinehearts and Los Chicos, along with limited edition vinyl releases of older material from Snout, Sandpit and The Level Spirits. ... more

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