This Is The KitMoonshine Freeze

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Released 07 Jul. 2017
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Moonshine Freeze is This Is The Kit’s Rough Trade debut, and their most sonically accomplished and compelling album to date. For their fourth LP, Kate Stables (songwriter and vocalist) wanted her band – Rozi Plain, Jamie Whitby-Coles, and Neil Smith – involved from the start. “They’re three of my favourite musicians, and what they do with their separate projects and what they bring to the band is brilliant.”

 

Stables once again enlisted John Parish (PJ Harvey, M. Ward, Perfume Genius) to produce; they had previously worked together on the band’s 2008 debut. Parish’s known brilliance for capturing a close-mic’ed vocal is felt here: Stables’ uniquely-textured voice is brought to the fore, and - following the tradition of exquisitely strange troubadors like Karen Dalton, Will Oldham, or Robert Wyatt - is simply arresting.

 

“I’ve been thinking a lot about truth and storytelling and the way that stories and truth change over time according to who’s telling them or who’s listening to them,” explained Stables.

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Moonshine Freeze is This Is The Kit’s Rough Trade debut, and their most sonically accomplished and compelling album to date. For their fourth LP, Kate Stables (songwriter and vocalist) wanted her band – Rozi Plain, Jamie Whitby-Coles, and Neil Smith – involved from the start. “They’re three of my favourite musicians, and what they do with their separate projects and what they bring to the band is brilliant.”

 

Stables once again enlisted John Parish (PJ Harvey, M. Ward, Perfume Genius) to produce; they had previously worked together on the band’s 2008 debut. Parish’s known brilliance for capturing a close-mic’ed vocal is felt here: Stables’ uniquely-textured voice is brought to the fore, and - following the tradition of exquisitely strange troubadors like Karen Dalton, Will Oldham, or Robert Wyatt - is simply arresting.

 

“I’ve been thinking a lot about truth and storytelling and the way that stories and truth change over time according to who’s telling them or who’s listening to them,” explained Stables.

Release Date Jul 6, 2017
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Artist This Is The Kit
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