Release Date: Nov 27, 2015
Record label: Dellorso
Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Indie Pop, Dream Pop
After releasing a batch of lovely dream pop albums in the '90s, Butterfly Child went into a hibernation that lasted almost two decades. Though the band's leader and now sole member Joe Cassidy kept working on music in one form or another, it took until 2012 for another BC recording to be released. That single, "No Longer Living in Your Shadow," came about while Cassidy was working on a retrospective release and Dell'Orso label boss Guy Sirman asked about new stuff instead.
Like learning how to smile again. Like remembering summer in an ice age. It can be tricky to remember how to listen anymore, how to play music for pleasure without feeling played. I had to unlearn things to hear this. I had to waft away the fog of my own cynicism to truly see it. I had to, because ….