CAROLINE <br/> <small>CAROLINE</small>

CAROLINE
CAROLINE

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UPC: 191402015010
Label: ROUGH TRADE US
Format: LP
Release Date: February 25, 2022
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1. Dark Blue
2. Good Morning (Red)
3. Desperately
4. Iwr
5. Messen #7
6. Engine (Eavesdropping)
7. Hurtle
8. Skydiving Onto the Library Roof
9. Zilch
10. Natural Death


 

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UK eight-piece caroline's eponymous debut album often cascades with force like an avalanche, squalling and rumbling on the edge of all-out collapse. At other points they slip back into impossibly fragile moments of quiet - a simple bassline or a rattle of snare the only sound amid a dark sea of silence. caroline know exactly the right balance between restraint and release. These songs are expansive and emotive pieces, their rich palette drawing on a mixture of choral singing, Midwestern emo and O'Malley and

"Sometimes things sound much better when there's empty space," says Llewellyn. "Sometimes you might populate [a song] with too many things and forget that an element on its own is enough." Elsewhere on the record the band have employed a collage-like technique, combining snippets of lo-fi recordings from a myriad of different locations - a barn in France, the members' bedrooms and living rooms, the atmospheric swimming pool in which they also filmed sublime live sessions for `Dark blue' and `Skydiving onto

The growth that began as a scrappy guitar band above a pub many years ago is still continuing. caroline's astounding debut album is merely the first step.


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