These indie-folk anecdotes and internal musings of a far-from-spotless mind showcase Jake Ewald’s enigmatic, wry and pathos-laden storytelling.
As for the feel of their debut album, ‘hectic’ doesn’t even do it justice.
Any self-respecting supermarket plays incidental music. If supermarkets played as mesmeric, non-incidental music as the content of W.H. Lung’s Incidental Music, then arguably more people would go shopping.
The tracks offer anything from rather close scrutiny of personal matters, to seeking comfort and reassurance.
This album pulses with vibrant life.
Melnyk is one pianist that could outmanoeuvre Nils Frahm in a thumb-wrestling contest.