COVER IMAGE
LP released: Jun 14, 2019

Tracklisting:
1. Pressing Mesh
2. Do You One Better
3. Free & Reduced
4. Wonderful To Love
5. That's One Way
6. Educated Guess
7. No Feeling Better
8. Datsun Dashes
9. Olivia
10. I Need You
11. So Faded
MIKE ADAMS
THERE IS NO FEELING BETTER
Label: JOYFUL NOISE
Cat No: JNR292LP
Barcode: 753936903876
Packaging: LP Regular

There Is No Feeling Better, the fourth album from Bloomington, Indiana's Mike Adams at His Honest Weight finds the titular Adams-the singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer at the center of the independent pop institution-focused less on who he is and more on where he is. Though the album's not short on truthful introspection, it's an outward gaze that defines these eleven songs. It's the kind of record you can make only after really knowing how to make records. It's ambitious, but never labored sounding, sweeping but always intimate. Pulling from disparate sources, like retro-pop era Starflyer 59, ELO, the Beach Boys at their most transcendental, the Southern gospel of the Isaacs, and the dead-serious humor of The Roches, Adams has shaped these touchstones into a new world. The sock hop mysticism of "Free & Reduced," the noir mood of "That's One Way," the lush cooing of "Educated Guess," the daydream pop of "Olivia"-you can live in songs like these. They're testaments to the act of creation and recreation, examinations of the glee that can be accessed by ripping up the map and getting lost.

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