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Circle Takes The Square announces new album

Thursday, December 20, 2012 7:11 PM PT

Official press release:

Georgia's experimental, apocalyptic punk rock band Circle Takes The Square has announced their long-awaited and highly anticipated new album, Decompositions: Volume 1, will be released tomorrow evening, on December 21 via the band's own Gatepost Recordings. The album will be available digitally for a "pay what you like" price at Bandcamp.

Over two years in the making, Decompositions: Volume 1 is CTTS's first new album in over eight years, a follow up to 2004's heralded debut, As the Roots Undo.

Listen to "Way of Ever-Branching Paths" from Decompositions: Volume 1 at NPR.org

Stream Chapter I: RITES OF INITIATION from Decompositions: Volume 1 at ctts.bandcamp.com

Recorded/mixed/mastered by Anthony Stubelek at Rockstudio in Brunswick, GA, Decompositions: Volume I is a collection of songs, comprised of three central musical narratives. Each composition maintains its own identity and story arc, while also playing an integral role in the overarching plotline that unfolds throughout the Decompositions' two chapters.

Decompositions: Volume 1 track listing:

Chapter I: Rites of Initiation
I. Enter By The Narrow Gates
II. Spirit Narrative
III. Way of Ever-Branching Paths
IV. The Ancestral Other Side

Chapter II: Totem Polaris
V. Prefaced By The Signal Fires
VI. A Closing Chapter (Scarlet Rising)
VII. Singing Vengeance Into Being
VIII. Arrowhead As Epilogue
IX. North Star, Inverted

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