“Sweater” was recorded alongside producer Dan Carey during the same sessions that produced the London band’s debut album, Schlagenheim. In fact, according to a press release, it was actually the very last thing they tracked before departing the studio.
A free-flowing epic of post-punk jazz, the song stretches a full 11-and-a-half minutes. The first fourth is filled with minimalistic noodling and scattered percussion, the subtle hum of vocalizations in the background. Burst of aggressive, psychedelic noise punctuation the rest of the track, never sticking around for much longer than a minute. Take a listen to the full thing below.
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