Federale – The Blood Flowed Like Wine

We are thrilled to finally be bringing Federale’s latest effort, The Blood Flowed Like Wine, into the world!  The record will be released on Tuesday, November 27th and will be available as CD or double LP through The Committee to Keep Music evil, as well as in cassette tape (!) format through Burger Records.

We will celebrate with an album release party at the Doug Fir Lounge, on Friday, November 30th.  Tickets are available online through Doug Fir’s website.

Cover art by Kyle Morris

Press release:

Federale to release Third studio album
October 17, 2012 – Portland, Oregon’s Federale are pleased to announce the release of their third studio album: The Blood Flowed Like Wine.
This release, two years in the making, expands Federale’s vocabulary to include lyric driven songs including a murder ballad sung by Alex Maas of the Black Angels and a heroic theme sung by KP Thomas of Los Angeles’ Spindrift. The range of instruments has also expanded and includes string performances by Portland’s 45th Parallel Ensemble, flute, French horn and oboe by members of the Oregon Symphony, and country tinged pedal steel guitar courtesy of Paul Brainard from Richmond Fontaine.

The Blood Flowed Like Wine also retains Federale’s traditional arsenal: soaring operatic vocals, fanfare blasting trumpets, lonesome whistle, twangy reverb drenched guitars and swelling men’s choir. Spooky electronic textures and unusual exotic instruments add a beautiful haunted quality to many tracks on the album.  The result is a wider range of musical styles and moods which create a unique and epic soundscape that spurs the cinematic imagination. The Blood Flowed Like Wine is equal parts rock and roll, electronic,
classical and old school western.

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One Response to Federale – The Blood Flowed Like Wine

  1. bill and lisa schultz says:

    Congratulations to Federale on their upcoming release. We, here in the Black Mountains of North Carolina, can’t wait to get our hands on a copy.
    Bill, Lisa, Katey, Gus and my pet she-bear “Elsa.”

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