Sky Girl is a mysteriously unshakeable companion, a deeply melancholic and sentimental journey through folk-pop, new wave and art music micro presses that span 1961-1991. A seemingly disparate suite of selections of forgotten fables by more or less neverknowns, Sky Girl forms a beautifully coherent and utterly sublime whole deftly compiled by French collectors DJ Sundae and Julien Dechery.
"An unequivocally stunning collection of heartbroken songs culled from rare private and vanity pressings spanning 30 years. Despite this large window of time, Sky Girl is masterfully sequenced, and eclecticism works in its favor rather than detracting from its delights. The comp dabbles in everything from stripped-down Marine Girls soundalikes to forlorn sixties Laurel Canyon folk-pop, from domestic synthwave experiments to psychedelic bedroom soul, playing like an expertly curated mixtape made by a dear friend.It’s been a long time since a compilation has struck me so profoundly, but this was easily the most wonderful and surprising discovery of the month. This one puts the art in heart" - Fact
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