|EP by Mansions|
|Genre||Alternative rock, indie rock|
|Label||Cougar Child Tapes|
Thyme Travel is a rare EP released by Mansions in 2009. The music is performed primarily solo, with just vocals and an acoustic guitar. Only 190 copies were made.
Mansions is an American indie rock band from Louisville, Kentucky, currently residing in Seattle, Washington.
The tracks "Unwell", "All Those Dreams", and "Lost In Space" were recorded while vocalist Christopher Browder was house-sitting for his parents in Louisville, Kentucky. "Family Dinner Week" was written while Browder played in a band called "Once More".
Because Thyme Travel was such a limited release, very few professional reviews were written about it. Punknews.org gave the EP three and a half stars out of five, saying "while the dynamic, powerful soundscape provided by producer Mike Sapone was one of the strongest points on Browder's full-length, New Best Friends, released earlier this year, Thyme Travel definitely contrasts, but not in a bad way. It seems simultaneously more organic and unintentionally reverb-y."
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New Best Friends is the official debut album by Mansions.
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