This is a beautiful album. Layered textures of strings, ambiences, field recordings and mesmerising vocals create a cinematic journey filled with emotion and great depth.
Stride opens the album with layered drone and ominous bass, vocals have a haunting feel. Strings, drone and percussion give an Eastern flavour, psychedelic almost.
Strings, drone and guitar give The Gilded Lily a reflective quality with an edge of tension and a great ambience.
Short Days has a looping feel from strings contrasting with layered drones and ambience. Saturation gives an edge, changes in feel build and release tension.
Ear to the Ground – piano, field recordings, layered drones and vocals give a reflective vibe which ebbs and flows with a great release.
Sea and Rust – Piano, field recordings and strings give an urgency creating a great soundscape.
Brief Intermission is an evolving ambience with layered drones and subtle percussion and just an edge of tension.
The Thought’s Alright is a great way to close the album. A folk feel with edge of sadness from repeating guitar riff layered with strings, drones, piano and haunting vocals.