Palehound - Black Friday LP (Black Cherry)

Black Friday LP (Black Cherry)
$40.00

Palehound - Black Friday LP (Black Cherry)

The third full-length from Boston-based trio Palehound, Black Friday is a finespun exploration of all the forms that love can take: love between friends, love for people no longer in your life, love in the face of self-hate, love that endures through major life changes or through many tiny catastrophes. With her thoughtful narrative voice, Palehound singer/songwriter Ellen Kempner imbues each song on the album with a radical sensitivity, an unchecked depth of feeling that ultimately sparks a greater open-heartedness within the listener.

Co-produced by Kempner and Gabe Wax (Beirut, Soccer Mommy), Black Friday follows 2017’s A Place I’ll Always Go—a widely acclaimed release that landed on many year-end best-of lists. In creating the album, Kempner and her bandmates Jesse Weiss (drums) and Larz Brogan (bass) recorded at Panoramic House in Stinson Beach, California, tracking most of the songs live and breathing a new vitality into Palehound’s elegantly detailed sound.

Unrestrained in emotion but subtle in sonic flourish, Black Friday opens with the stripped-back intensity of “Company,” the first of many songs conveying a profound longing for a lost friend. From there, Palehound shift into the joyful wonder of “Aaron,” a song Kempner wrote for her partner in the midst of...  more


Tracklist:

  1. Company
  2. Aaron
  3. Black Friday
  4. Worthy
  5. Killer
  6. Where We Live
  7. Bullshit
  8. Sneakers
  9. Urban Drip
  10. Stick N Poke
  11. The City
  12. In Town
  13. Killer

released June 7, 2019