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CHERRY DEATH "Saccharine" 2xLP
Another landmark first for us here at NNHQ, and bet your bottom, True Believers, we're proud to bring this heaping, hefty, double serving of southern fried goodness to you. Oklahoma's Cherry Death is a hard one to pin down. As musicians, their roots lie in hardcore punk, with members doing time in OKC heavyweights such as American Hate and the FUFS, but as a group they're possessed by a different sorts of ghosts. They jangle like the Byrds and their Paisley Underground progeny, while maintaining a working-class, twang and flannel vibe. Saccharine is bright music for dark times. This all-around monster of a record comes housed in a full-color gatefold jacket designed by the imitable Pearl Olson, with hand stamped center labels.