Ride - This Is Not A Safe Place

Ride

This Is Not A Safe Place

Release date: August 16, 2019
Label: Wichita
Ride return with the 6th studio album of their career and their second since reforming in 2015 and signing to Wichita. As with their previous album, the highly acclaimed Weather Diaries, Erol Alkan was in the producers chair, whilst career-long collaborator Alan Moulder (with Caesar Edmunds) mixed the album. The albums title was inspired by one of the hobo code symbols once used by those who travelled the railroads of the US, and then found in the early artwork of Jean-Michel Basquiat. The phrase clearly resonates with the current state of the world politically and environmentally. This Is Not A Safe Place is arguably the Ride album with the broadest sonic palette thus far. You can hear sounds and styles that span their entire catalogue but, both musically and lyrically, this is clearly an album made by a band who love being back together and who are at the very top of their game.

Tracklist:
  • 1. R.I.D.E.
  • 2. Future Love
  • 3. Repetition
  • 4. 04. Kill Switch
  • 5. Clouds of Saint Marie
  • 6. Eternal Recurrence
  • 7. 15 Minutes
  • 8. Jump Jet
  • 9. Dial Up
  • 10. End Game
  • 11. Shadows Behind the Sun
  • 12. In This Room
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