After playing two reunion shows in Seattle last summer, These arms are snakes are now bringing out a rarity collection, Duct tape & trembling crows, on April 15 via Suicide Squeeze. It includes the songs from the band’s 2008 split with Russian Circles, their 2004 collaborative EP with Harkonen, their covers of Nirvana’s “Heart Shaped Box” and “Energy Drink and the Long Walk Home” by Jay Reatard’s former band Lost Sounds , two B-sides and the band’s first demo. We have the album up for pre-order translucent green with opaque pink splatter vinyl in our store. Here is a model of the variant:
Along with the announcement comes a new video for “Camera Shy” from the Russian Circles breakup. The video was directed by Bradley Hale and you can watch it below. Also check out a full multi-cam video of TAAS’ recent reunion show below.
In related news, Botch reissues are on the way via Sargent House. In the meantime, grab the Hydra Head pressing of their live album 061502 here.
1. Meet your mayor
2. Camera shyness
4. Energy Drink and the Long Walk Home (Lost Sounds cover)
5. Heart Shaped Box (Nirvana Cover)
6. Wash burn
7. Old Paradise
8. Payday Loans
9. Check this
10. Riding the Grape Dragon (Demo)
11. Run it through the dog (demo)
12. Diggers of Ditches Everywhere (Demo)
13. The Blue Rose (Demo)