To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its release, Tame Impala present a
deluxe, 4LP reissue of their debut album InnerSpeaker. Recorded in 2009
in Western Australia, InnerSpeaker is a psychedelic rock explosion that
explores the joy of solitary creativity. triple j called it a
“spiralling, trippy adventure”, while Pitchfork’s Zach Kelly said, “it's
difficult to be so plugged-in to a vintage feel without the music
seeming time-capsuled, but the band's vibrance help these songs sound
very much alive.”
InnerSpeaker received critical acclaim upon its release: it won
Australian Album of the Year at the j awards and Rolling Stone’s Album
of the Year, received multiple ARIA award nominations, was labelled
‘Best New Music’ by Pitchfork, and has since been featured in multiple
lists of the Best Albums of the 2010s.
This expanded deluxe edition of the album features the singles ‘Solitude
Is Bliss’, ‘Lucidity’, ‘Expectation’ amongst the original album track
• A collage of album sketches
• An unearthed, side-long jam
• New mixes of tracks off the original album
• A deluxe 40-page booklet.
InnerSpeaker’s artwork is by Leif Podhajsky, and the album was mixed by Dave Fridmann.
Tame Impala is Kevin Parker. He first toured the U.S. in 2010, playing
small clubs for crowds of 200. A handful of trips to the U.S. later and
thanks to the ravenous demand of fans for a transcendent live
performance, Tame Impala has gone on to headline festivals and theatres
around the world and release four full length albums - Innerspeaker,
Lonerism, Currents and The Slow Rush. As a writer and producer Parker
has collaborated with Travis Scott, SZA, Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Kanye
West, Kali Uchis, Theophilus London, Miguel, A$AP Rocky and more.