more from
Sunday Best

Suddenly Everyone Explodes

by Plastic Mermaids

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    Purchasable with gift card

      £7.99 GBP  or more

     

  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Includes unlimited streaming of Suddenly Everyone Explodes via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 1 day

      £8.99 GBP or more 

     

  • Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    This is a pre-order for the limited edition white vinyl for 'Suddenly Everyone Explodes', the product will be in for the 1st July & shipped out within 2 weeks of this date.

    Includes unlimited streaming of Suddenly Everyone Explodes via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ships out within 14 days

      £19.99 GBP or more 

     

  • SIGNED CD Plastic Mermaids - Suddenly Everyone Explodes
    Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Pre-order the limited edition signed CD of Suddenly Everyone Explodes!

    Includes unlimited streaming of Suddenly Everyone Explodes via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    Sold Out

  • SIGNED COPY VINYL Plastic Mermaids - Suddenly Everyone Explodes
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Signed limited edition orange, gatefold Vinyl - only available through our website & Bandcamp

    Includes unlimited streaming of Suddenly Everyone Explodes via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

    Sold Out

  • Limited Edition Orange Vinyl LP
    Record/Vinyl + Digital Album

    Limited edition orange gatefold vinyl.

    A SIDE

    A1. GLOW [1.34]
    A2. 1996 [4.44]
    A3. FLOATING IN A VACUUM [4.23]
    A4. MILK [4.31]
    A5. YOYO [6.47]

    B SIDE

    B1. I STILL LIKE KELIS [3.28]
    B2. 10000 VIOLINS PLAYING INSIDE AN OTHERWISE EMPTY HEAD [4.22]
    B3. THROWING STONES AT THE MOON [3.58]
    B4. AQUARIUM ACID TRIP [1.31]
    B5. TAXONOMY [4.16]
    B6. LULIULI [5.06]

    Includes unlimited streaming of Suddenly Everyone Explodes via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.
    ... more

    Sold Out

1.
01:34
2.
04:44
3.
4.
5.
04:31
6.
06:47
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
04:33
12.
04:16
13.
05:06

about

Plastic Mermaids are a five-piece band from the Isle of Wight who, after building their own analogue studio, have self-produced one of the most genuinely original and sonically adventurous debut albums you’ll hear all year: Suddenly Everyone Explodes.

They are brothers Jamie and Douglas Richards, who collaborate on vocals, synths and samples, along with guitarist Chris Newnham, bassist Tom Farren and drummer Chris Jones. Born out of the ashes of previous bands Magic Octagon and Neon Fetus, Plastic Mermaids are not a band who have ever wanted for ambition.

In terms of musical influences, fans of The Flaming Lips, Arcade Fire, Sparklehorse and Tame Impala will all find something to love in Plastic Mermaids’ richly-textured sound. The Flaming Lips’ influence is also evident in their ecstatic live show.

More than just a record, they have created their own very idiosyncratic world. On Suddenly Everyone Explodes, you can explore it for yourself.

Label Sunday Best
Genre UK & EU

credits

released May 24, 2019

license

all rights reserved

tags

about

Plastic Mermaids UK

shows

contact / help

Contact Plastic Mermaids

Streaming and
Download help

Redeem code

Track Name: I Still Like Kelis
The game of cards you play my dear is half of the thing I feared 

I loaned it all to you

Cut the top half off my head and look at the soup you made

I kept it warm for you

It's ok I know that we’ve both buttoned the wrong holes 

You’re on the west coast while I’m on the east.

I heard you got into hip-hop 

I still like Kelis

It’s been a long, long time, 

I hope you know I’m still here

I know that we’ve lost touch,

can’t we get high like last year.

Warmed up like yesterday’s kebab in the microwave 

Is how I feel for you

But in a microscopic way, we’re tangled up eternally

I’ll spin the same as you

Please wait a minute while I dislocate my point of view.

You’ve lost the plot I’ve heard 
but I’m sure there’s a better word for, 

doing everything just how you want to.

It’s been a long, long time, 

I hope you know I’m still here

I know that we’ve lost touch,

can’t we get high like last year.
It’s been a long, long time, 

I hope you know I’m still here

I know that we’ve lost touch, 

can’t we get high like last year.

If you like Plastic Mermaids, you may also like: