Published Jan 08, 2014Despite the futile-sounding band name, Vancouver trio Failing have succeeded in putting together their debut album. The band will self-release their The Apple in the Pig's Mouth February 4 through their Bandcamp page.
Failing comprises Siskiyou/Dralms member Shaunn Watt on guitar and vocals, Dralms's Will Kendrick on drums and Lindsey Hampton of ambient folk outfit Waters on guitar, and the LP will be the second release from the band, following last year's four-song self-titled EP.
Like their last release, The Apple in the Pig's Mouth was recorded by Tanis Gibbons (Capitol 6), with mastering duties handled by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege. You can get a sample of the seven-song set a few weeks ahead of time via the speaker-blown slice of gloomy guitar rock that is "Gold Palms." You can check out the track in the grainy, figure skating footage-utilizing video clip down below.
Failing will also be playing a record release show February 6 at Vancouver's Biltmore Cabaret, which will also feature performances from Peace, Cowards, and a collaborative piece between Rusalka, Worker and the Nausea.
The Apple in the Pig's Mouth:
1. Eating Salt
2. Gold Palms
3. Blackened Pitch
6. Greatest Gift of All
7. See Through