Beach House - Devotion

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“Somebody was trying to tell me that CDs are better than vinyl because they don’t have any surface noise. I said, “Listen, mate, life has surface noise.” - John Peel

That surface noise is one of the warm, fuzzy charms of analog recordings that aficionados, recording artists, and turntable enthusiasts alike treasure about vinyl — Tom Waits even went so far as to record sizzling bacon and add it to digital tracks to capture a semblance of the often-imitated-never-duplicated feel of vinyl. Whether it’s a warm summer night with the windows wide open or a chilly winter evening with the fire going, we love having a few friends over, serving up some drinks, and starting up the turntable with the sounds of our favorite records.

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  • Unique packaging produced just for vinyl, including the album cover, sleeve, inserts, and records
  • Superior lossless audio quality compared to digital formats
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About this Record

Released 10 years ago on February 26, 2008, Devotion marks the point where Beach House found their sound. Singer Victoria Legrand and her musical partner, guitarist and keyboardist Alex Scally, have traveled far since then. Later albums, like 2015’s gorgeous Depression Cherry, have made them one of the most beloved indie acts of their generation. But this one stands alone as a moment of discovery. It felt then and feels now like a glimpse of a private world. A secret worth treasuring. - VMP

This special edition was pressed exclusively for VMP and includes:

  • Exclusive gold cloudburst colored vinyl
  • Handwritten lyric poster by Victoria Legend

By The Numbers

Format Double LP
Speed 45 RPM
Size 12"
Weight 180 gram
Color Gold cloudburst
Release Type Reissue
Original Release Year 2008

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