Sleep Right b​/​w Blank City

by Fictions

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Influence for the A-side derived retroactively from a Leonard Cohen poem. Active influence derived from driving eastward on highway 20 (WA-20) at night and the conflicted feeling that arises when you catch yourself thinking about how beautiful the glow of the oil refinery is, despite it being an oil refinery.

The B-side is a steady rocker about no-wave filmmakers stealing stuff and living in squalid conditions, written after watching a documentary of the same name. Keeping with documentary tradition post-1980, Thurston Moore is in it.


released November 23, 2013

Fictions is:
Nick Thacker - Vocals, Guitar
Katie Weiss - Bass
Erik Wallace - Drums, Vocals

Recorded November 2013 at Fairhaven Recording Studio and Shibusa Sound by Aaron Noice and Erik Wallace.

All music by Fictions
"Sleeve" by Nick and Katie



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Fictions Bellingham, Washington

"The band sounds exactly like what happens when a trio that spends its time steeped in a catalog of deeply Northwest influences comes together to form a self-described (and an apt description it is) 'angst pop' band. If K Records and Barsuk had a baby and raised it in Anacortes, it might sound something like Fictions. And yes, that is intended as both descriptor and compliment." - Cascadia Weekly ... more

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