Gods & Goddesses
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Cover for the CD version.
Cover for the LP is below.
Studio album by Brant Bjork
Released March 30 2010
Recorded November 2009 in Los Angeles, California
Genre Stoner Rock, Desert Rock
Length 32:52
Label Low Desert Punk
Producer Ethan Allen & Brant Bjork
Brant Bjork chronology
Punk Rock Guilt
Gods & Goddesses
Black Flower Power
Alternative Cover
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Gods & Goddesses is the ninth solo album by Brant Bjork. Recorded in late 2009 in Los Angeles, it would be released that March via Low Desert Punk in what would be that label's final release. Notably, at just a little over thirty-two minutes this is Brant Bjork's shortest album to date.

Background[edit | edit source]


Brant Bjork - Gods and Godesses (LOW DESERT PUNK) Full Album

Sometime between the release of Somera Sól & Gods & Goddesses, Brant would move back to the United States after living in Barcelona for some time. However in time for recording a record and touring his lineup had changed, this time recruiting Brandon Henderson, Giampaolo Farnedi and Yawning Man bassist Billy Cordell. The band would record over the fall in time for release that Spring, followed by an extensive tour of Europe.[1]

Gods & Goddesses would be released on CD and Vinyl (With a repress that December) in the following editions:

  • Black Vinyl (Two Pressings)
  • Brown Marble Vinyl
  • Yellow Marble Vinyl (Two Pressings)
  • Red Marble Vinyl
  • Grey Marble Vinyl
  • Turquoise Marble Vinyl
  • Brown Marble Vinyl
  • Blue Vinyl (Repress)

Artwork for the 2020 reissue via HPS

On 21 January 2020 it would be announced that Gods & Goddesses would see a reissue via Heavy Psych Sounds with new artwork and a full re-master on 24 April 2020. However this re-issue would be delayed due to the CO-VID19 pandemic then later delayed to a 29 May release date.[2]

Gods & Goddesses would be released in the following versions:

  • CD Digipak
  • Black Vinyl
  • Transparent Blue Vinyl (700 copies)
  • Yellow/Blue Mixed Vinyl (300 copies)
  • Test Pressing Vinyl (30 copies)

Tracklist[edit | edit source]

All songs written by Brant Bjork.

  • 1. Dirty Bird (2:48)
  • 2. The Future Rock (We Got It) (3:56)
  • 3. Radio Mecca (3:54)
  • 4. Little World (5:02)
  • 5. Blowin' Up Shop (3:27)
  • 6. Good Time Bonnie (3:49)
  • 7. Porto (3:50)
  • 8. Somewhere Some Woman (5:49)

Personnel[edit | edit source]

  • Brant Bjork - Guitar, Vocals, Producer
  • Billy Cordell - Bass
  • Brandon Henderson - Guitar
  • Giampaolo Farnedi - Drums
  • Ethan Allen - Producer, Recording, Mixing
  • Jim Watts - Recording, Mixing
  • Bruce Barielle - Mastering
  • Cale Bunker - Art Direction, Design
  • Rich Sibbald - Photography
  • Eric Allward - Photo Assistant, Spiritual Advisor
  • Amanda Limon - Hot Chica
  • Scotty Diablo - Bad Ride
  • Dirty Donny Gillies - Artwork (Heavy Psych Sounds reissue)

External Links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The ObeliskAccessed 16 July 2018
  2. Brant Bjork Facebook
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