Seamus Fogarty - The Curious Hand

Record of the Week is The Curious Hand from Seamus Fogarty, Sea Change 2017 alumni.

It is his first album for Domino and follows his acclaimed debut full-length God Damn You Mountain. In terms of structure he's from the Folk World, maybe the Alt-Folk World, but on this new LP it's his willingness to experiment sonically that really highlights what a smart and adventurous songwriter he is. The album was produced by Fogarty and Leo Abrahams (Brian Eno, Wild Beasts), who also plays on the album, as does multi-instrumentalist Emma Smith (Hot Chip, Jon Hopkins) across a plethora of instruments. It is weird, lots of ambience and strange sonics. It's never distracting, it just stretches the songs into a fascinating sort of 3D.

+ Available as a limited Indie edition, pressed on 180g yellow vinyl, housed in embossed sleeves.

Seamus Fogart

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