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Toy

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  • Streaming + Download

    Pre-order of Toy. You get 2 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    releases August 25, 2017

      $8 USD  or more

     

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    The first 250 LP orders will receive Toy on opaque lipstick-red vinyl. The bundle includes an enamel pin.

    The LP is housed in a full-color, heavyweight cardstock inner sleeve that includes lead singer Sabrina Ellis’ handwritten lyrics on one side and a photo of the band on the other. The outer jacket features AGD cover model Jennifer, created by singer/guitarist Andrew Cashen.

    Includes digital pre-order of Toy. You get 2 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases August 25, 2017
    item ships out on or around August 24, 2017

      $21.98 USD or more 

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    CD of the album bundled with an enamel pin.

    The CD is housed in a digipak containing a full-color, double-sided foldout mini-poster that features handwritten lyrics and a photo of the band.

    Includes digital pre-order of Toy. You get 2 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases August 25, 2017
    item ships out on or around August 24, 2017

      $15.98 USD or more 

     

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    The first 250 LP orders will receive Toy on opaque lipstick-red vinyl.

    The LP is housed in a full-color, heavyweight cardstock inner sleeve that includes lead singer Sabrina Ellis’ handwritten lyrics on one side and a photo of the band on the other. The outer jacket features AGD cover model Jennifer, created by singer/guitarist Andrew Cashen.

    Includes digital pre-order of Toy. You get 2 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases August 25, 2017
    item ships out on or around August 24, 2017

      $18.98 USD or more 

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    The CD is housed in a digipak containing a full-color, double-sided foldout mini-poster that features handwritten lyrics and a photo of the band.

    Includes digital pre-order of Toy. You get 2 tracks now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the moment it’s released.
    digital album releases August 25, 2017
    item ships out on or around August 24, 2017

      $12.98 USD or more 

     

  • Round pin measures 1.5” in diameter and features soft black enamel on high-polished nickel finish. Bandcamp exclusive!
    shipping out on or around August 24, 2017

      $5 USD or more 

     

1.
Get Away
2.
Fake Plastic Trees
3.
03:02
4.
Toy Gun
5.
Lucky Ponderosa
6.
02:47
7.
Roller Coaster
8.
Angst in My Pants
9.
Tongue Tied
10.
Hero for the Weekend
11.
Making Movies
12.
Night Terror
13.
Survive

credits

releases August 25, 2017

Sabrina Ellis: Lead Vocals
Andrew Cashen: Vocals and Guitar
Andy Bauer: Guitar
Graham Low: Bass
Daniel Blanchard: Drums and Percussion

with
Rockyanne Bullwinkle: Backup Vocals on 1, 2, 4, 5, 11, 13
Britt Daniel: Backup Vocals on 7
Jake Knight: Synth on 1; Keys on 3, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12; Piano on 11
Lisa Lam: Violin on 1, 2, 5
Graham Low: Cello on 1, 2, 5; Piano on 7
Leslie Matthews: Backup Vocals on 1, 2, 4, 5, 11, 13; Alto Sax on 4, 11
Devon McDermott: “Theremin” Vocal on 12; Autoharp on 13
Joshua Merry: Guitar Solo on 7
Samuel P. Rives: Trumpet on 4, 11
Cara Tillman: Backup Vocals on 1, 2, 4, 5, 11, 13

Produced by Andrew Cashen
Engineered and mixed by Stuart Sikes
Mastered by Dan Coutant at Sun Room Audio

All songs written by Sabrina Ellis and Andrew Cashen / Pineapple Lamp (BMI) and Cokomo (BMI)
except “Angst in My Pants” © 1982 Ron Mael and Russell Mael Music / Imagem CV (ASCAP)

Artwork by Andrew Cashen
Inside photo by Sean Daigle
Album layout by Daniel Murphy
Britt Daniel appears courtesy of Matador Records

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A Giant Dog Austin, Texas

A Giant Dog is raucous ear candy culled from the hook-driven melodies of Slade, the glammy swagger of Marc Bolan, the morbid fantasy of Killer-era Alice Cooper, and the unpredictable wit of Sparks. These songs are by, for, and about the losers, freaks, and outcasts. The lonely. The terminally horny. Boozehounds and party animals. ... more

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