Fire Records (2023) US
Part of a series of Fire re-issues celebrating 20 years of the legendary garage rock gurus from Atlanta, Georgia. This 2017 record features a musically evolved Black Lips, who still stay true to their original blistering take on fuzzy, dirty rock n' roll. Satan's Graffiti or God's Art features guest contributions from Yoko Ono was produced by Sean Lennon throughout 2016.
During the recording, the band isolated themselves from the outside world, infusing the album with a focused liveliness similar to the spirit that brought them together in the first place. On Satan's graffiti or God's art? founding members Cole Alexander and Jared Swilley teamed with former guitarist Jack Hines (who played in the group from 2002-2004) and additions Oakley Munson on drums and Zumi Rosow on saxophone.
A sonically captivating document that is as creatively unhinged as it is precisely executed, one of the rawest and most expansive albums in the band's storied history.
An injection of psychedelic texture to their naturally occurring punk rock cacophony... the Black Lips are still going from strength to strength.”★★★★ - The Line Of Best Fit