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Helena Deland – “There Are a Thousand”

HELENA DELAND THERE ARE A THOUSAND

We are extremely proud to share the beautiful first song from the debut release on our new label Luminelle Recordings, from extraordinary Montreal artist Helena Deland. I was immediately taken by these songs after serendipitously happening upon them by mistake a couple months back, and Helena’s elegantly sophisticated and layered songwriting is still revealing new magic after countless listens. We’re honored to make her From the Series of Songs “Altogether Unaccompanied” Vol. I & II our first release on Luminelle, coming this March. The enveloping opener “There Are a Thousand” was premiered today by our friends at GoldFlakePaint, who had this to say about the track:

Absorbing throughout, with a grace and style that immediately wraps the song around you, the proverbial cloak of kindness masking darker sentiments, the new track is indicative of Deland’s sumptuous craft, leading the track with her beautiful voice while the evocative and detailed instrumentation needles away in the background. That rich and dense undercurrent is a pertinent aspect of her latest work, recalling the likes of Natalie Prass and Sharon Van Etten’s later work, among others, whose work could well flourish on voice alone but who dig out further, intangible, magic from the swirling surrounding space.

You can listen to “There Are a A Thousand” below, and pre-order the vinyl 12″ or cassette here.

p.s. if you happen to find yourself in Brooklyn or Chicago this week, you can catch Helena live at Baby’s All Right with Yumi Zouma on Friday, or at Chicago’s Tomorrow Never Knows fest with Bedouine on Sunday.

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