Chutes Too Narrow

The Shins


The second Shins album, and released just a few months before Natalie Portman told Zach Braff their music could change your life, we have Chutes Too Narrow on iridescent blue vinyl.

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VMP Exclusive Pressing

This record was pressed by VMP and you can't get this specific variation anywhere else.

Exclusive Features

color Iridescent Blue
foil stamped Yes
numbered Yes

Other Features

download code Yes
exclusive VMP Exclusive
jacket style Direct-To-Board
jacket type Gatefold
label Sub Pop
mastering engineer Ryan Smith
mastering studio Sterling Sound
pressing location Record Technology Incorporated (RTI)
release type Reissue
remastering details Remastered

By the Numbers


1lp

format

2003

original release year

331/3
rpm

speed

1000

total pressing quantity

12
inch

vinyl size

standard

weight

Description


Recorded two years after Oh, Inverted World turned them into indie-rock darlings, the Shins made Chutes Too Narrow, an album that doubled down on the Brian Wilson-isms of their debut, but expanded them like that scene in Wizard of Oz where everything is in color suddenly. They would go from indie rock darlings working day jobs to capital the The Shins shortly after this album, when they were featured heavily in a McDonald's ad and in Zach Braff's Garden State. Buy this and remember 2003 as you lounge about to "Kissing the Lipless."

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*Audio and/or tracklist may vary slightly from the vinyl version.

Tracklist


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