RIYL: Tennis, Angel Olsen, Julia Jacklin
Label: Captured Tracks
The sultry voice of Molly Burch is back to swoon and entice you to fall in love all over again. Her new album, Romantic Images is filled with a more refined, mature sound as well as better production( compared to her 2016 album) and a more upbeat feel than her stellar Christmas album. Her themes in the past have been heartbreaking, such as anxiety, lost love and anguish, but this album shows a new, fresher side with more hopeful and cheerful lyrics and sounds, definitely influenced by her touring buddies, Tennis. Check for hints of 1980’s pop songs from Madonna, Blondie and the like. Maybe even a bit like Holiday Sidewinder? Here is a little write up:
Burch deliberately designed the record to mirror the emotional journey that went into creating it, sequencing the music to work its way from jittery indecision to poised certainty over the course of ten mesmerizing tracks. Exhilarating opener â€śControlâ€ť takes a leap of faith as it learns to make peace with letting go, while the airy â€śGamesâ€ť reckons with comparison and competition, and the infectious â€śHeart Of Goldâ€ť grapples with wanting what you canâ€™t have. By the time the silky â€śNew Beginningâ€ť rolls around, a change is in the air, and Burch begins settling into a newfound sureness that dominates the collectionâ€™s second half. The hypnotic â€śHoneymoon Phaseâ€ť soaks in the euphoria of infatuation; the addictive â€śEmotionâ€ť (a collaboration between Burch and her Captured Tracks label-mateÂ Wild Nothing) celebrates a spectrum of emotions and uses them as fuel for creativity; and the dreamy â€śEasyâ€ť looks inward with patience and understanding.
You can get this in many different variants, the most enticing being the yellow, limited to 500, but the rest are listed below.
Limited to 500 Hot Pink copies, w/poster, tarot cards, inserts
Limited to 300, numbered Orange vinyl
There is also a indie edition coke bottle clear available worldwide.
Captured Tracks exclusive edition pressed on transparent lemonade vinyl, and comes with 11"x17" poster insert and full color photo eurosleeve. Limited to 500 copies! Available signed at the Molly Burch webstore.
Bone & Magenta:
Limited Texas Edition on Bone & Magenta Vinyl, available through the Molly Burch webstore, also available signed.
UK Dinked Hot Pink:
Dinked Edition 119, Released: 23rd July 2021 on Hot Pink colour vinyl with two exclusive dinked tarot cards, 10x10 exclusive print, pull out print, printed inserts, and exclusive dinked sticker.
- Maybe Buy
- Not My Style
- Too Expensive