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Parannoul After the Magic


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A sprawling patchwork of the artist’s dreams and fears, Parannoul’s third album After the Magic explores the enigmatic solo artist’s life in the wake of his second album’s overnight success.

Expanding on the shoegaze-shaded emo that made Parannoul’s To See the Next Part of the Dream so beloved by lo-fi and indie rock fans alike, After the Magic sees the anonymous auteur striving to write a follow-up as worthy of acclaim as the last.

Across the album’s ten songs, Parannoul plunges yet deeper into his diverse pool of influences, coming back to the surface with a record that captures and extends the magic of its predecessor. Unexpected flashes of orchestral ambient and glitched-out electronica meld seamlessly with Parannoul’s signature passages of noisy, distortion-laden shoegaze, offering a real time glimpse into the maturation of one of indie rock’s most exciting artists.

In the artist’s own words, “This album is not what you expected, but what I always wanted.”

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Please note: the "Polaris Blue" vinyl variation ended up looking different than the mockup and sticker show it (please see product photos for reference).

Pressing Info:

/1000 ~ Polaris Blue, Gatefold 2x LP
/800 ~ 180g Black, Gatefold 2x LP
/2000 - Insomnia Green, Gatefold 2x LP
/1200 - Magenta Magic, Gatefold 2x LP (Retail Exclusive)

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Track List:

  1. Polaris (북극성)
  2. Insomnia (불면증)
  3. Arrival (도착)
  4. We Shine at Night (우리는 밤이 되면 빛난다)
  5. Parade
  6. Sketchbook (스케치북)
  7. Imagination
  8. Sound Inside Me, Waves Inside You
  9. Blossom (개화)
  10. After the Magic
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