Release Date: Aug 16, 2019
Record label: Abbey Records
Genre(s): Folk, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
Not unlike his previous record, 2017's The Meetings of the Waters, Irish singer-songwriter Fionn Regan fixates on water on his sixth album, Cala. On "Riverside Heights," one of the many hazy songs from Cala (a Spanish word that means "creek"), he sketches scenes from a sunny seaside spot and wades in: "Swim in the widening part / In the water up to our waist," he sings in the song's chorus. By album's end, on "Under the Waves/Tokyo," he remains enthralled by water and longs to be submerged, singing, "I want to sleep with you for a day under ….