Building on their accomplished introductory EPs, Fossil Collective are on the cusp of releasing their debut long-player, Tell Where I Lie. The album’s lead single, “Wolves”, is woven from a delicate blend of spellbinding folk; melancholic, reflective and full of bruised beauty. Stream the official video below, before Tell Where I Lie is released on April 8th via Dirty Hit.
Jessie Ware is finally set to release her sublime 2012 debut album Devotion in the US on April 16th via Cherrytree Records. Building on the eleven track UK release, the US edition contains an additional four songs, including a reworked “Wildest Moments” feat. A$AP Rocky and new Julio Bashmore produced “Imagine it Was Us”; a sultry, house-inspired track that sees the London-based songstress stepping up the tempo.
Alela Diane follows up her 2011 album Alela Diane & Wild Divine with promise of a new LP, titled About Farewell, which is set hit record shelves at some point later this year.
The first single from the album, “The Way We Fall”, is a melancholic introduction to Alela’s forthcoming LP that sees the Portland based folk singer lamenting about lost love over haunting guitar swells. As the song fades to a gentle close, the emotional turbulence of the first half of “The Way We Fall” slips into a delicate outro, as if realizing that despite the heartache, it’s better to have loved and lost than not loved at all …
We’ve been following British folk duo Fossil Collective since their first “Let It Go” EP and now, a year later, we finally have our first taste of their eagerly anticipated debut album, “Tell Where I Lie”.
“Under My Arrest” is the first cut from the album to surface and has certainly been worth waiting for. A sweeping five-minute tapestry of delicately woven instrumentation and soaring harmonies, “Under My Arrest” highlights Fossil Collective’s confidence as songwriters and hints at the album’s potential to soundtrack those hazy summer afternoons.
Having already stopped off in Lisbon and New York, Brolin continues his worldwide track-list tour with Reykjavik. Turning to the Icelandic capital for the lead track of his upcoming “Cundo” EP, “Reykjavik” is the most upbeat track we’ve heard from the London based producer and vocalist to date, yet still retains the bruised textures laced through the rest of the EP.
As Elephants Are continue to impress with their new “Youth Blood” single. As with their debut “War Cry” release, the young British band manage to conjure a real sense of drama into their brooding indie that bubbles with a fierce intensity before erupting into an arena-sized chorus.
In advance of the single’s March 18th release As Elephants Are have offered up a free download of the B Side, “Lucifer”. Enjoy.
Our Frail Hearts feels like a deeply personal journey through Charley Bicker’s delicate acoustic songwriting. Narrated by the melancholic weight of his lyrics, Charley’s debut album is a tender introduction to the Brighton based artist and is available on Bandcamp to download now, once you’ve listened to the title track below.
With a gift for crafting affecting acoustic ballads and a host of special guests, including members of Goldfrapp, The Guillemotts and The Verve, lined up for his next album, Charley is definitely worth keeping an eye on.