Big Thief were asking for trouble when they named their debut album ‘Masterpiece’, but there’s no hubris involved here - they’ve delivered a fantastic first work.
Across this album, singer Adrianne Lenker dreams big, matching grand concepts with melodies designed to be sung from skyscrapers. Whether it’s love, loss or a new lease of life, everything’s delivered with a grand sense of adventure.
Stream below - it’s out 27th May via Saddle Creek.
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It takes some time for the band to truly hit their stride.
A blissful listen from start to finish.
It’s the latest taste of the quartet’s forthcoming album ‘Two Hands’.
The record is released in October.