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Downtown Records

Chet Faker ‎– Built On Glass

$48.00

Downtown Records

Chet Faker ‎– Built On Glass

$48.00

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A TAV Curator’s Pick.

Built on Glass is the debut studio album by Australian electronic musician Chet Faker, released in 2014.

Featuring singles ‘Talk Is Cheap’, ‘1998’ & ‘Gold’, the record shot to #1 of the ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) Album Charts as has gone on to achieve platinum-status accreditation. Later that year, Chet Faker was the most nominated artist of ARIA 2014 Awards, being nominated for 9 and collecting 5, including Best Male Artist & Best Independent Release. – Future Classic

Chet Faker’s first EP release, 2012’s ‘Thinking In Textures’, marked the arrival of a truly unique talent and began a dream run for Australia’s freshest new artist. Two years in the making, his full-length debut brings together all of his influences, from house to R&B, and fuses it together with his smoky vocals. ‘Built On Glass’ is set to truly cement Chet Faker as one of the most unique artists of 2014.

"It’s no surprise then that on his debut full length LP, Built On Glass, the singer and producer battles with a knack for soulful vocal hooks and a talent for deep and down-tempo electro-centric aesthetic....Chet Faker also has a strong left-field sensibility that appeals to those more discerning music aficionados out there. This record is intelligent, succinct in its ambitions, and more than anything, it’s pretty bloody cool." - The Line of Best Fit

About Chet Faker:

An artist of considerable range, Chet Faker — the name taken by Melbourne-raised, Brooklyn-based Nick Murphy — writes, performs and records all of his own music, giving it a warm, intimate feel with a solid groove structure. His critically acclaimed, debut full length album Built On Glass was released on Future Classic / Downtown in April 2014. The album was the highly anticipated follow up to his 2012 EP Thinking in Textures and Lockjaw, his 3-song EP with fellow Australian producer Flume, released in late-2013. Chet Faker recently won five ARIA Awards including Best Male Artist, Producer of the Year, and Best Independent Album. He also took the #1 spot on the triple j Hottest 100, and the critics from The Guardian (UK) named him one of their "artists to watch" in 2015, among other accolades. – chetfaker.com

 

 

Item description:        

Artist:

Chet Faker

Title:

Built On Glass

Label:

Downtown Records

Format:

2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Clear

Pressing:

US

Release Date:

2014

Genre:

Indie, Electronica, Soul, Blues

Style:

Leftfield, Downtempo, R&B, Male Vocals

Catalog No:

DWT70382

Condition:

New