Having played two reunion shows in Seattle last summer, These arms are snakes now they’re putting out a compilation of rarities, Duct tape and quivering crows, on April 15 via Suicide Squeeze. It includes songs from the band’s 2008 breakup with Russian Circles, their 2004 collaborative EP with Harkonen, their covers of Nirvana’s “Heart Shaped Box” and Lost Sounds’ “Energy Drink and the Long Walk Home,” the band’s first by Jay Reatard, two B-sides, and the band’s first demo. We have the album for pre-order at Translucent green vinyl with opaque pink splashes in our shop Here is a mockup of the variant:
Along with the announcement comes a new video for “Camera Shy” from the Russian Circles split. The video was directed by Bradley Hale and you can watch it below. Also watch below for a full multi-camera video of the recent TAAS reunion show.
In related news, Botch reissues are on the way, via Sargent House. In the meantime, you can pick up the Hydra Head pressing from their live album 061502 here.
1. Know your mayor
2. Camera shy
4. Energy drink and the long way home (Lost Sounds version)
5. Heart-shaped box (Nirvana cover)
7. Old Paradise
8. Payday loans
9. Get hooked on this
10. Riding the Grape Dragon (demo)
11. Run through the dog (demo)
12. Ditch Diggers Everywhere (demo)
13. The Blue Rose (demo)