THE DIN - GIVE IN TO THE DIN [DELUXE EDITION]
23 OCTOBER 2021 - CD / DOWNLOAD
MORNINGSTAR STUDIOS / PRETORIA HILL PRODUCTIONS
 In Search Of The Perfect Moment [03:31]
 Flux [03:05]
 Alleyways And Apartments [03:58]
 Out Of My League [04:20]
 "75" [03:25]
 Remember [03:35]
 Potato (Should've Known Better) [02:59]
 The Rose [05:26]
 A Drive Through The Peninsula [08:22]
 Differences [Studio Demo] [05:03]
 Flux [Alternate Version] [03:14]
 Remember [Demo] [03:22]
 Potato (Should've Known Better) [First Mix] [02:57]
 In Search Of The Perfect Moment [First Mix] [03:30]
 "75" [Instrumental Mix] [03:22]
 Flux [Instrumental Mix] [03:04]
 Potato (Should've Known Better) [Instrumental Mix] [02:55]
 Our Place In The Scene [01:38]
Nationally and locally acclaimed for its catchy hooks and appreciable songwriting, The Din rode the success of their debut album, Give In To The Din, when it was first released in August 2016. Over five years after the initial release, the record once again reaches store shelves in the form of an expanded Deluxe Edition; 18 tracks in length, spanning 68 minutes of listening. Featuring outtakes, studio demos, alternate versions never before released, and a handful of instrumental tracks, the Deluxe Edition further builds on the legacy of the group's outstanding debut record.
Comprised of the original nine tracks and nine new additions, the goal of this expanded reprint is to deliver never-before-heard content to longtime listeners and fans alike, as well as serve to introduce new listeners to the fun and unique sound of The Din.
The most notable bonus cut of the lot may be Differences, a track which was written by percussionist Brandan Glew and performed sporadically by the group throughout the 2016 calendar year. The track was originally intended for release on the original Give In record, but because the group found itself struggling to find a fitting spot for it in the track list, it was ultimately omitted. Even the closest fans of the band never knew there existed a studio recording of Differences, or that the album version of Flux was actually the band's second attempt, after acknowledging the need to increase the track's tempo and rework the backing vocals. The Deluxe Edition brings Din fans a new level of context with regard to the album's development and recording sessions, and shares some of the best material which never found its way onto the original release.
The original 2016 album was produced by Daniel Schmidt and Pretoria Hill Productions, and the Deluxe Edition was compiled for release by Mike Haggith and MorningStar Studios, being made available via digital download, online streaming, and purchase on CD.
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