From promoter: “While Hoop‘s trademark finger-plucked guitar and ethereal textures remain, the songs and their presentation are ever more direct. “He – Parish – was a gentle collaborator until he killed one of my darlings” Hoop jests. “I’ve never been so brutally edited, and I wasn’t shy about expressing my discomfort at the sight of my work on the cutting room floor. He said, you will forgive me, and in some way I think I actually enjoyed that treatment…being stripped back to the bare basics…albeit painfully. ‘STONECHILD’ ventures further into fresh territory with other voices joining the narrative, with Kate Stables (aka This is the Kit) Rozi Plain and Lucius singing the choruses and expanding the sensual depth of the sonic bloom.
These rich and curious songs derived from themes of our troubled times speak Hoop‘s heart and mind from her empathetic yet tough loving centre point. With writing so fluid, so natural the result is an album where everything is truly meant.”
Label: Memphis Industries
RIYL: Julia Jacklin, Joanna Newsom, Iron & Wine, Jessica Pratt, Angel Olsen, Anna St. Louis, Weyes Blood, Hand Habits & CocoRosie
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