Cups (20​,​000 Sunsets)

by Almshouse

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Vintage mellotron and rhythmic mandolin lead to a dark but melodic exhortation to fill your glass and drink to life.


Cups (20,000 Sunsets)
(c) Lambrou/Schoenmeier
Line your glasses up boys
Time to break the seal and pour your heart out
It's a pretty bottle from an ancient barrel
Amber fire
Everything changes, no one is safe,
Fill up your cups and let's toast to a good run
We've been mostly lucky
But the world got ugly
Cry your heart out
Everything changes, no one is safe
Fill up your cups and let's toast to a good run
20,000 Sunsets
Less than half the color left
20,000 Sunsets


released September 21, 2019
"Cups (20,000 Sunsets)" was recorded and mixed by Matt Muir at Kawari Sound, Wyncote PA and mastered by Jim Salamone at Cambridge Sound Studios, Philadelphia PA
vocals: Irene Lambrou
guitars and backing vox: Troy Schoenmeier and Tony Winkler
bass and backing vox: Ken Belli
drums and backing vox: James Farrell
mellotron and mandolin: Bud Burroughs
additional percussion: Matt Muir


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Almshouse Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

ALMSHOUSE plays original rock that might remind you of classic 1970s-flavored singer songwriter fare, but their 2016 album Bitter Thing flirted with Americana while displaying a progressive tinge. Their trademark -- dual electric guitar leads that wrap harmonically around each other -- is emphasized in the band's 2018 single, Gaslight  and their brand new 2019 release Cups (20,000 Sunsets). ... more

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