The Afghan Whigs - Congregation

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ASUB 70130
UPC: 098787013016
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180 Gram Vinyl Record


No. of Discs: 2

180 Gram LP

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180-gram 45 RPM gatefold double LP

Mastered from the original tapes

Limited time album download included

Adding an increasingly soulful, R&B-influenced vibe to the grunge-era guitar noise of their earlier releases, 1992's Congregation is the album that defined The Afghan Whigs sound. Frontman and primary songwriter Greg Dulli's vocals are front and center throughout the album, delivering tales of both chemical and sexual dependency such as "I'm Her Slave," "Kiss the Floor," and "This Is My Confession."

The funk guitar riff of "Turn on the Water" and the earnest cover of "The Temple," from the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar," are early indications of the increasingly '70s-influenced direction The Afghan Whigs would pursue on later albums.



Side 1
Her Against Me
I'm Her Slave
Turn on the Water

Side 2
Conjure Me
Kiss The Floor
Congregation

Side 3
This Is My Confession
Dedicate It
The Temple

Side 4
Let Me Lie To You
Tonight

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