It's Not Gonna Be Pretty (LP)

by The Sour Notes

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    released 1 January 2010
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“It’s Not Gonna Be Pretty” is the second full-length album by The Sour Notes, released on January 1, 2010. The album was multitrack recorded by The Sour Notes in their Cherrywood-area Austin home and partly-recorded at Texas State University in San Marcos, where Chris graduated from and still had a key to the music rehearsal-rooms. It was mixed by Steve Christensen at The Treehouse in Houston (where the drums were also recorded) and mastered by Joe LaPorta & Heba Kadry at The Lodge in Manhattan. The album features additional vocals by Elaine Greer (who would later join/rejoin the band) and Micaila San Miguel (who previously recorded on “Received in Bitterness”). Original cover art illustrated by Jared Boulanger.


released January 1, 2010

Words by Jared Boulanger
Vocals by Jared Boulanger, Elaine Greer & Micaila San Miguel
Guitars by Chris Page & Jared Boulanger
Bass by Brandi Dipietro & Jared Boulanger
Drums by Travis Hackett & Jared Boulanger
Keys / Synth by Chris Page & Jared Boulanger



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Austin, Texas band The Sour Notes are known for their cross-genre, DIY aesthetic, self-releasing five albums, three 7-inch records and a cassette. They have toured nationally over ten times, making appearances at CMJ, SXSW, NXNE, Fun Fun Fun Fest, Free Press Summer Fest and have shared stages with such diverse bands as The Dandy Warhols, Of Montreal, Foxygen, Future Islands and Daniel Johnston. ... more


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