FLYING OUT SHOP - 80 PITT STREET, AUCKLAND FREE SHIPPING IN NZ
Cart 0
Beach House - Flying Out

BEACH HOUSE

Beach House

Carpark Records

$14.95
Add to Wishlist

Matching the hypnotic allure of Nico and Mazzy Star's Hope Sandoval, Beach House sorceress Victoria Legrand croons "Love you all the time/even though you're not mine" on "Saltwater," the stunning album opener to the band's self-titled debut, and such simple words never sounded so lovely. Joining Legrand is her childhood friend Alex Scally, who delivers spellbinding instrumentation throughout these nine heavy-hearted melodies. It's their sound as a whole that really makes Beach House an interesting listen; Legrand's vocals tread so lightly throughout, making it easy to get lost in the gossamer beauty of the band's work, particularly on "Tokyo Witch" and "Auburn and Ivory." Tightly woven arrangements of organs, percussion, and guitars (which recall the work of Legrand's uncle, famed French composer Michel Legrand) delicately waltz around her haunting presentation, while the golden slumbers of "Apple Orchard" and "Lovelier Girl" offer a sweetly psychedelic sound. The exquisiteness of Beach House's debut album should not go unnoticed -- it's one of the most mystical indie pop surprises to arrive in 2006


ITEM DETAILS:
Artist: Beach House
Title: Beach House
Label: Carpark
Cat #: WRFHBB5
Year: 2006
Format: Vinyl LP

TRACK LIST:

Saltwater
Tokyo Witch
Apple Orchard
Master of None
Auburn and Ivory
Childhood
Lovelier Girl
House on the Hill
Heart and Lungs
[silence]
Untitled


More from this collection

Sale

Unavailable

Sold Out