Lande Hekt - House Without a View
Lande Hekt - House Without a View
Lande Hekt - House Without a View
Lande Hekt - House Without a View

Lande Hekt - House Without a View

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This item is scheduled to be released on 23rd September 2022.

Format

Glimmering new solo pop LP from Lande Hekt of Muncie Girls.

Description

Lande Hekt’s natural state of being is in the writing of a song. Having crafted politically aware, heart-on-sleeve, punchy yet tender, punk-flecked songs with her band Muncie Girls, Lande turned her hand to an even more personal songwriting approach as she embarked on writing a solo record - 2021’s ‘Going to Hell’. The debut full-length documented her experience coming out as gay. It set out her stall as a solo artist with supreme storytelling abilities and a knack for understatedly luminous melodies. Lande’s music sits beautifully alongside such essential artists as The Wedding Present, The Sundays, The Replacements, Sleeper and Sharon Van Etten.

With her debut album barely a year old, 2022 sees Lande armed with a whole new collection of song-form vignettes and musings on her life and experiences. Kicking off where the last record left off, the opening track of new album ‘House Without a View’ is ‘Half With You’ which “is about growing into yourself as a queer person, and enjoying who you are after not enjoying it for so long,” says Lande. ‘Cut My Hair’ is about how her relationship with her gender has changed over the last few years, becoming more comfortable in herself and understanding more about what makes her happy. “It’s also about how easy it is to not talk to people when you’re struggling, which is something I did for a long time,” admits Lande.

The title track of ‘House Without a View’ deals with childhood trauma and how events of our formative years “affect us so much into our adult lives and are intrinsic to our personalities and the way we cope (or don’t) with life and relationships,” says Lande. Although there’s darkness and sadness within the record, there’s also some shining beacons of positivity and a light-hearted side, albeit with a side of frustration. ‘Lola’ was written about Lande’s cat shortly after she came to live with her and her girlfriend. “She’s the first pet I’ve ever had and I wasn’t quite ready for how hard it would be to not be able to verbally communicate with her. I worried constantly that she was depressed because all she did was sleep, but my girlfriend assured me that that was regular cat behaviour.”

Format Info

+ Dinked Edition 208
+ Ruby Red/Light Blue Half and Half vinyl
+ Bonus content Exclusive artwork and Guitar Tab Zine *
+ Numbered Edition *
+ Pressing quantity 300 *

* EXCLUSIVE to Dinked Edition

Indie LP's are pressed on half and half Blue and Pink colour vinyl.

Tracklisting

1. Half with You
2. Backstreet Snow
3. Cut My Hair
4. Gay Space Cadets
5. Always Hurt
6. House Without a View
7. Ground Shaking
8. What Could I Sell
9. Lola
10. Take a Break
11. First Girlfriend

Artist: Lande Hekt
Label: Prize Sunflower
Catalogue: GBR149LPE
Barcode: 5053760092261
Format: LP or CD
Release Date: 23rd September 2022

This product is a pre order and is scheduled to be released 23rd September 2022.

This product is available on preorder with a limited discounted price.

                               

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When is this released?

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