WAVVES / AFRAID OF HEIGHTS 12"
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VINYL FORMAT. Comes with a CD version of the album! Straight from the dungeons of L.A., Wavves are releasing Afraid of Heights, their fourth album and first on the Mom + Pop and Warner Bros. labels. Now a duo consisting of guitarist Nathan Williams and bassist Stephen Pope, they sound bigger, brasher, and shockingly more professional than ever on Afraid of Heights which positions the band to take their rightful place amongst the pop-punk gods. The product of more than a year of writing and recording, Afraid of Heights expands the Wavves sound while remaining true to the band's original vision - it was created with absolutely no label involvement, a specter that nearly derailed King Of The Beach. Working with producer John Hill (known for his work with M.I.A. and Santigold, as well as with hip-hop acts such as Nas and the Wu-Tang Clan), the band found a willing party in creating what they felt was the truest expression of what they wanted. As for theAfraid of Heights sessions themselves, Williams paid for them out- of-pocket, explaining his reasoning with, "In doing so, I had no one to answer to. We recorded the songs how and when we wanted without anybody interfering, and that's how it's supposed to be."