This Just In: American Football

Holy crap – Polyvinyl reissued American Football’s only album! This is massive! Most of our staff are huge fans A.F. fans, and the s/t album is something customers are constantly asking for. Well, here it is, in all its expanded glory – hell, there are even song tunings in the liner notes. A beautiful new package for a legendary album!

Don’t miss this week’s in-stock list below the album feature…

American Football – s/t Deluxe 2LP:
Listen: “Never Meant”
“In the 15 years since its release, American Football‘s self-titled debut full-length has quietly become one of the most fiercely beloved titles in the Polyvinyl catalog. Though the trio — Mike Kinsella (Cap’n Jazz, Owen, Owls), Steve Lamos, and Steve Holmes — only played a few shows and released just one other record (a three-song EP that preceded this full-length), their influence and legacy has steadily continued to grow in the time after they disbanded.

From its now iconic artwork to the band’s unique songwriting approach (highlighted by an emphasis on shifting time signatures and sincere lyrics), American Football proves a record doesn’t become a true classic through flashiness or catering to trends, but rather the deep emotional connection it forges between the music and the listener.

After guitarist Steve Holmes discovered a set of cassette tapes containing a variety of unreleased recordings, the band curated an album’s worth of these rare live recordings, demos, and practice sessions (in which the group rehearsed material they never recorded elsewhere) to complement the original record.

Now available on 2xLP and 2xCD, American Football is being re-issued with beautifully expanded packaging that incorporates new photographs from Chris Strong along with lyrics, detailed liner notes written by the band, and never-before-seen band pictures.” -Polyvinyl


So emotional – new releases, reissues and restocks…
Amen Dunes – Love LP
American Football – EP 12”
Angel Olsen – Burn Your Fire For No Witness LP
Arctic Monkeys – Favourite Worst Nightmare LP
Ataris – Anywhere But Here LP
Augustus Pablo – Rockers At King Tubby’s LP
Bats – Completely Bats 2LP; Law Of Things 2LP; Daddy’s Highway LP
Betty Davis – s/t LP; They Say I’m Different LP
Bikini Kill – Yeah Yeah Yeah EP
Billie Holiday – Songs For Distingue Lovers LP
Bjork – Post LP
Black Angels – Directions To See A Ghost 3LP
Black Hippies – s/t LP
Black Sabbath – s/t LP
Body/Thou – Released From Love LP
Callow/Jungbluth – Split 7”
Chain & The Gang – Minimum Rock N Roll LP
Charles Schlarb – Making The Saint LP
Chromatics – Kill For Love 2LP; Night Drive 2LP
Clientele – Suburban Light LP+CD
Clint Mansell – Filth LP
Cloud Rat/Orgullo Primitivo – Split 7”
Cluster – Apropos Cluster LP
Coathangers – Suck My Shirt LP
Com Truise – Wave 1 12”
Criminal Code – No Device LP
Cut Copy – Free Your Mind 2LP; In Ghost Colours 2LP
Dave Porter – Breaking Bad OST 2LP
David Lynch – Bad The John Boy 12”
Deafheaven/Bosse-De-Nage – Split LP
Death – For The Whole World To See LP; Spiritual Mental Physical LP
Decades/Failures – 002 CS
Depeche Mode – Exciter 2LP; Playing The Angel 2LP; Speak And Spell LP; Ultra LP
Digable Planets – Blowout Comb LP
Donald Byrd – Kofi LP
Elsinores – Dreams Of Youth LP
Ex-Cult – Midnight Passenger LP
Four Tet – Beautiful Rewind LP
Fripp & Eno – Evening Star LP; No Pussyfooting LP
Fsik Huvnx – Sarmoung CS
Fugazi – End Hits LP; Red Medicine LP; The Argument LP
Funkadelic – Cosmic Slop LP; Free Your Mind…And Your Ass Will Follow LP
Glass Candy – Beatbox LP
Goblin – Buio Omega LP
Gold Panda – Half Of Where You Live 2LP
Gyedu-Blay Ambolley – Simigwa LP
Hank Mobley – No Room For Squares LP
Homestretch – Wars Of Attrition…LP
House Of Lightning – Lightworker LP
Iggy Pop – Gimme Some Skin 7×7” Box
Jawbox – Novelty LP
Jeff Buckley – Grace LP
John Harrison – Creepshow OST LP
Josefus – Dead Man LP
King Khan & BBQ Show – Invisible Girl LP; s/t 2LP
KVB – Immaterial Visions LP
Lifetime – Hello Bastards LP
Lilacs & Champagne – Midnight Features Vol. 1 12”
Lily Allen – Sheezus LP+CD
Little Ann – Deep Shadows LP
Little Dragon – Nabuma Rubberband LP, CD
LL Cool J – Radio LP
Lorde – Pure Heroine LP
Louvin Brothers – Handpicked Songs LP
Mac DeMarco – Salad Days LP
Maria Minerva – Histrionic LP
McCoy Tyner – The Real McCoy LP
Merchandise/Milk Music/Destruction Unit – USA ’13 LP
M.I.A. – Kala LP
Minor Threat – First Two 7”s 12”
Misfits – Collection II LP; Static Age LP
Mono – Walking Cloud… 2LP; You Are There 2LP; For My Parents LP
Mumford & Sons – Sigh No More LP
Nas – Illmatic LP
Neil Young – A Letter Home CD
NOFX – Heavy Petting Zoo LP
Nothing – Guilty Of Everything LP
Oasis – Definitely Maybe 2LP
Om – God Is Good LP
Ondatropica – s/t 3LP+7”
Ought – More Than Any Other Day LP
Owen Pallett – In Conflict… LP
Owls – Two LP
Panda Bear – Person Pitch 2LP; Tomboy LP
Panopticon – On The Subject Of Mortality 2LP
Pantera – Cowboys From Hell 2LP; Far Beyond Driven 2LP
Pattern Is Movement – s/t LP
Pharmakon – Abandon LP
Pink Martini & The Von Trapps – Dream A Little Dream LP
Porter/Yama – Split CS
Post Teens – The Heat CS
Pure X – Angel LP
Q and Not U – No Kill No Beep Beep LP
Reatards – Teenage Hate 2LP
Redman – Whut? The Album LP
Red Necklace – s/t CS
Revolting Cocks – Beers, Steers & Queers LP
Rodrigo Y Gabriela – 11:11 LP; 9 Dead Alive LP
Roky Erickson – Don’t Slander Me 2LP; Gremlins Have Pictures LP+7”
Rolling Stones – ‘Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out LP
Sandy Denny & The Strawbs – All Our Own Work 2LP
Sean Nicholas Savage – Bermuda Waterfall LP
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 – A Long Way To The Beginning LP
Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin – Je T’aime Moi Non Plus LP
Sharon Van Etten – Are We There LP, CD
Sir Richard Bishop – Polytheistic Fragments LP
Ski Patrol – Versions Of A Life LP
Sleep – Dopesmoker 2LP
Songs: Ohia – s/t LP
St. Vincent – s/t LP
Strokes – Room On Fire LP; Is This It? LP; Angles LP
Sublime – s/t 2LP
Sun Ra – The Sub Dwellers LP
Swans – Seer 3LP
Swearin’ – Surfing Strange LP
Tame Impala – Lonerism 2LP
Television – Marquee Moon LP
Temples – Sun Structures LP
Thee Oh Sees – Drop LP; Floating Coffin LP; Warm Slime LP
Thee Silver Mt. Zion – Hang On To Each Other 12”
Thelonious Monk – Paris 1969 2LP
Thelonious Monk Quartet – Misterioso LP
Thou – The Archer & The Owle LP, CS
Tiny Ruins – Brightly Painted One LP
Tlahoun Gessesse – Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol. 4 LP
Tycho – Awake LP
Ty Segall – Feel 7”; Melted LP
Various – Killed By Deathrock Vol. 1 LP
Various – Nigeria Special Vol. 1 & Vol. 2 2LP
Various – The Brazil Connection LP
Watter – This World LP
When Nothing Remains – As All Torn Asunder 2LP
Wu-Tang Clan – Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) LP, CD
Yann Tiersen – Infinity 2LP
Yo La Tengo – Fakebook LP
Zola Jesus – Conatus LP