NEWS: Snapped Ankles - Forest Of Your Problems
Snapped Ankles - Forest Of Your Problems
Published 24 March 2021 by DM


Snapped Ankles return to the forest, but it’s not as they left it. Trees planted in neat rows. A well-ordered monoculture with access roads and heavy machinery. The smell of greenwashed money in the air. There’s no sign of the ancient woodland they emerged from on debut album, Come Play The Trees. And it’s far cry from the gentrified East London they found themselves hawking on Stunning Luxury. All is not well in the face of progress. Welcome to the Forest Of Your Problems.

Even among the famously close-knit woodwose community there are factions forming. Meet The Business Imp, The Cornucopian, The Nemophile and The Protester. Each with their own motivations and belief systems. Their own sense of injustice: contradictions, anxieties and guilt.

‘Rhythm Is Our Business’ is your entry point - the crooked woodwose is attempting to go straight. It’s a tale as old as time itself. Watch Daisy Dickinson’s video in which the pressures of modern city living are starting to show for the Business Imp.

If it’s formats you came for, you’re in the right place. Forest Of Your Problems will be released July 2nd and is available to pre-order now on CD and digital, and in four different vinyl editions, including printed inner sleeves, a character postcard and download code.

The Business Imp Edition is the slick black vinyl version
• Available to indie shops only, The Protester Edition is produced using recycled offcuts from the vinyl manufacturing process, with each disc having a unique colour and texture
• The Cornucopian Edition is exclusive to Rough Trade Shops, and is pressed on transparent blue vinyl with a black splatter. This version also includes a bonus Parasite Sessions CD containing full-length mixes of album tracks, and comes packed in a printed paper bag instead of shrinkwrap
• Finally, the band will be selling their own Nemophile Edition online and on tour, pressed on red/brown recycled vinyl with pink splatter, and packed in a printed paper bag

Snapped Ankles will be on tour in the UK and EU in October and November. Tickets will go on general sale on Friday or sign-up to the Snaps mailing list for pre-sale access tomorrow. Find all the dates here including their show at the iconic Roundhouse in Camden on October 30th.

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