Release Date: Mar 13, 2020
Genre(s): Folk, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
Record label: Sacred Bones
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Hillary Woods made this record, her second, while she was pregnant. She recorded it between her home in Galway, Ireland and in the home of her producer--the Norwegian noisenik Lasse Marhaug--who has frequently collaborated with Woods' labelmate Jenny Hval. Noise-folk of this kind is supposed to be more illusory than your traditional pop album, filling in the gaps between each sound so that it becomes its own Rorschach test.
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