CD released: Aug 16, 2019
It's now 20 years since U.S. MAPLE and TALKER were sent to the Drag City office. Their third album took the egretions and abrasions of their early music to a new height of quiet horror, their contribution to the summer of '99-a hot, trying season, one that won't soon be forgotten. U.S. MAPLE made two more records after TALKER before dissolving in the mid-aughts. TALKER has been out of print on vinyl since 2008. TALKER has been newly replated for vinyl with all original packaging (gatefold sleeve, notebook paper insert, poster, cover sticker), because some experiences, like high school, should keep getting replayed over and over again, forever.