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Aldous Harding – Party

by 4AD
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  • Anyone who has experienced her on stage knows her intense performance: with her unmistakable, emotional voice, Aldous Harding is quite rightly considered one of New Zealand's greatest songwriting talents

    She grew up in a small waterfront community, listening to 1960s folk from a young age. Scott Walker, Neil Young and Bridget St. John inspired her to learn to play guitar and write her own lyrics. She released her debut on Flying Nun two years ago, and its follow-up, "Party," will be released on the British indie label 4AD in spring 2017. 

    This makes sense, as her raw and dramatic songwriting is at times reminiscent of the early works of Polly Jean Harvey. Other songs, however, reveal the influences of Kate Bush, Scott Walker, and even Cat Power. Besides John Parish, another good acquaintance was involved in the album: on the two tracks "Imagining My Man" and "Swell Does The Skull" Harding is accompanied by Mike Hadreas, better known to many as Perfume Genius.

    Reviews
    "... Powerful soundtracks to essential things like birth, suffering, love and death." (Audio, July 2017)

    "Intense, simply accompanied folk songs from the drama queen." (Rolling Stone, May 26, 2017)
  • Artist: Aldous Harding
    Label: 4AD
    Format: LP
    Units: 1
    Country: Europe
    Genre: Pop & Rock
  • A1 Blend
    A2 Imagining My Man
    A3 Living The Classics
    A4 Party
    A5 I'M So Sorry
    B1 Horizon
    B2 What If Birds Aren'T Singing They'Re Screaming
    B3 The World Is Looking For You
    B4 Swell Does The Skull