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To Comfort and Destroy

by Pillow Army

Indie chamber rock featuring distorted cello and violin.
Genre: Rock: Folk Rock
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1. Happy
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2. Model Citizen
3:37 $0.89
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3. The Price
3:15 $0.89
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4. You're Not Here Anymore
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5. Codeine
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6. Oh Comely
8:28 $0.99
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
"To Comfort and Destroy is amazing and as complete a realization of Pillow Army's talents as I could hope for. I can't wait to hear the full-length. I can't wait to see them again." – TYSON LYNN, Seattle P.I. -FULL REVIEW

"Pillow Army is a band all about opposing elements. Acoustic guitar and a string section make up the body of most of the songs, but - more times than not - that calm is stabbed by raucous intrusions from loud electric guitars, working as a counterpoint to the loveliness of the other instrumentation." - REV. ADAM MCKINNEY, The Weekly Volcano


ALBUM CREDITS:

Tim Franklin – lead vocals, guitar
John Simpson – cello, right guitar on Happy, vocals on Happy & YNHA
Paul Culala – drums, percussion, vocals on The Price & Happy
Ben Hawthorne – violin, viola
Kaitlin Morrison – vocals on Happy & Model Citizen

Produced and Engineered by Tim Franklin
Co-Produced by Marc Lacuesta and Pillow Army
Recorded at our homes
Mixed by Marc Lacuesta @ Two Sticks Audio – Seattle, WA
Additional mixing by Tim Franklin
Mastered by John McCaig @ panicStudios – Seattle, WA
Assisted by John Simpson, Michael Lerner, and Jackson Long

All songs written by Tim Franklin and Copyright 2009 Screaming Bloody Music except “Oh Comely” written by Jeff Mangum, copyright 1996 / 1997 Egg As A Whole Music

Strings arranged by Tim Franklin except for tracks 2 and 4 which were arranged by John Simpson and Tim Franklin

Art and design by Jessica John and Tim Franklin
Photography by Jessica John

Thanks to: Jessica John, Leah and her "Hooray"!, Emiliana Culala, The Franklin family, The Johns, The Simpson Family, Marc Lacuesta, Jackson, Don, and Michael @ Two Sticks, John @ panicStudios, Amy Nolan, Rachel Jacobson-Larson, Tyson and Summer, Edwin @ Paragon Media, Jeff and Erin, Will Kennedy, Josh Florian, Jon and Matthew, The Bashfords, Mara and Ricardo, Kaitlin, Josh and Merideth, Fred and Lori, Kate and Joh, Jason Smith, Hotwire Coffee W.S., Easy Street Records, Everyday Music, Cellophane Records, KEXP, Tilly, Hotels, Kevin Snow, The End Times, Suni’s Pizza, Kate Mosehauer, The Thoughts, Greg Garcia, Megan Seling, Lady Drama, Chelsea Conboy, Joe, Chris, and Dave from Molecule, Cody @ Huckin’ Huge, Bischofberger Violin, Allison Crase, Stephanie Wallace, Jeannene Peden, Grandpa Simpson, Doug, Nancy, and Joe Loviska, Taylor Abrego, Ivy Morgan, Anthony Auriemma, Sam Russell & The Harborrats, Eli Baggenstos, Monica Olsson, Sumita Gywali, Maddy Harrington, Sibella & Joe Giorello, Professor Shannon Dudley, Professor Philip Schuyler, the 2008 UW Orchestra cello section , Henry Weinhard's Brewing Company, Beethoven, Mexico, and the guy who stopped weed-whacking when John asked him to from the deck rail with the megaphone because we were recording an EP and needed it to be quiet.

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Chelsea Campbell

Pillow Army Rocks!
I LOVE this band and this album! I originally went to see them when they were came to Bellingham because a friend was going, and I have to admit I was skeptical. But before Pillow Army's first song was over, I was blown away and knew I'd love the rest of the show. Their song lyrics are excellent and I can easily relate to them. The cello and violin add a real richness to the music that hits home the emotions of each song. I can't stop listening to this album--I wish it was longer! I can't wait for their next album (which I'm hoping will include my favorite Pillow Army song, Two Pill Day). If you live in the Seattle area, you NEED to go see this band!
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