Parks And Recreation aired its ultimate episode in 2015, however the beloved TV hit is remembered fondly and stays a favourite at the moment. The present provided enjoyable for music followers as effectively, most notably by way of the fictional band Mouse Rat, led by Chris Pratt’s eternally lovable Andy Dwyer. Now, Mouse Rat isn’t fairly so fictional anymore: The band is definitely releasing an actual album, The Superior Album, on August 27 by way of Dualtone and Leisure 720 (the latter after all being the fictional firm within the present that’s run by Aziz Ansari’s Tom Haverford).
The information can be accompanied by a brand new video for the band’s greatest hit, “5,000 Candles In The Wind (Bye Bye Li’l Sebastian).” There’s significance to the tune being shared at the moment, as at the moment is the tenth anniversary of the monitor’s debut efficiency at Li’l Sebastian’s funeral.
In addition they acquired Pawnee information anchor Perd Hapley to announce the discharge:
Except for Mouse Rat, the album additionally options contributions from Duke Silver (the jazz-playing alter-ego of Nick Offerman’s character Ron Swanson), Scott Tanner (a preferred Pawnee musician portrayed by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy), and Tanner’s band Land Ho! (which famously reunited on the Pawnee-Eagleton Unity Live performance).
The press launch saying the album is stuffed with gems for followers of the present to understand. For instance, it lists all of Dwyer’s former bands: “A.D And The D Luggage, The Andy Andy Andies, Andy Dwyer Expertise, Angelsnack, Crackfinger, Demise Of A Rip-off Artist, Division Of Homeland Obscurity, The whole lot Rhymes With Orange, Fiveskin, Flames For Flames, Fleetwood Mac Sexpants, Fourskin, God Hates Figs, Handrail Suicide, Jet Black Pope, Simply The Tip, Malice In Chains, Muscle Confusion, Ninjadick, Nothing Rhymes With Blorange, Nothing Rhymes With Orange, Penis Pendulum, Possum Pendulum, Punch Face Champions, Pet Pendulum, Radwagon, Razordick, Scrotation Marks, Tackleshaft, Teddy Bear Suicide, Threeskin, Two Doorways Down, and Scarecrow Boat.”
It additionally features a quote from Dualtone president Paul Roper about working with Leisure 720 and Haverford to launch the album:
“Any inventive enterprise popping out of Pawnee is tied to Haverford. From Hire-a-Swag to Tommy Recent cologne and Tom’s Bistro, to not point out his enterprise concepts not but shaped just like the scented telephone, speaking tissues, contact lenses that show textual content messages and the glitter-infused laundry detergent Sparkle Suds, partnering with Leisure 720’s hype machine was important. The person is an thought manufacturing facility.
That is concerning the group as a lot as it’s the music. Andy’s spouse and supervisor April Ludgate Dwyer is a advertising and marketing genius. Promoting CDs on the Parks and Recreation shoeshine stand for $18 every, $40 for the set?? I don’t know anybody else who may pull that off.”
Watch the “5,000 Candles In The Wind (Bye Bye Li’l Sebastian)” video above. Under, discover the The Superior Album artwork and tracklist.
1. “5,000 Candles within the Wind (Bye, Bye Li’l Sebastian)”
2. “The Pit”
3. “Intercourse Hair”
4. “Catch Your Dream” Feat. Duke Silver
5. “Two Birds Holding Fingers”
6. “Ann Tune”
7. “The Approach You Look Tonight”
8. “Menace Ball”
9. “Keep in mind”
10. “I Get A Kick Out Of You”
11. “Pretty Tonight”
12. “I’ve Bought You Underneath My Pores and skin ”
13. “I Solely Have Eyes For You”
14. “Pickled Ginger” (carried out by Land Ho!)
15. “Chilly Water” (Scott Tanner Feat. Duke Silver)
The Superior Album is out 8/27 by way of Dualtone/Leisure 720. Pre-order it here.