A Place To Bury Strangers

Exploding Head Reissue 2xCD


Following their eponymous debut in 2007, Exploding Head is A Place To Bury Strangers’ most notable record, garnering the New York noise rock outfit critical praise and a cult fanbase. Lead by Oliver Ackermann, the band had a simple goal for ‘their first proper studio album’; “to create the craziest, most fucked-up recording ever."

Recorded at their Death By Audio studios in New York and released on Mute Records in 2009, Exploding Head was critically praised for its explorative sound, taking inspiration from shoegaze icons such as Jesus & Mary Chain and My Bloody Valentine. Pitchfork described the album as “frustrated aggression, lacerating feedback… saturated with slender indie-pop melody."

The album has now been digitally remastered by Oliver Ackermann and is presented in three formats; Deluxe 2LP (Limited Edition Indie Exclusive), 2CD Deluxe & 1LP Standard. This Limited Edition Double Album on 140g Transparent Vinyl is housed in Numbered Reverse Board Gatefold Sleeve and features Newly Designed Artwork + 12” Original Cover Art Card as well as exclusive sleeve notes by renowned music journalist Tris McCall. LP2 features B-Sides, Rarities & Covers including the previously unreleased ‘Take it All’ and covers of David Bowie, Love & Rockets and Roky Erickson. 

Track List:

Side A:

It is Nothing

In Your Heart

Lost Feeling


Keep Sipping Away

Side B:

Ego Death

Smile When You Smile

Everything Always Goes Wrong

Exploding Head

I Lived By Life To Stand In The Shadow Of Your Heart

Side C:

Hit The Ground


It's A Fast Driving Rave Up With A Place To Bury Strangers


I Lived My Life To Stand In The Shadow Of Your Heart (Demo, previously unreleased)

Side D:

Don't Save Your Love

Take It All (previously unreleased)

The Light (Love and Rockets Cover)

Tried To Hide (13th Floor Elevators Cover)

Suffragette City (David Bowie Cover)

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