Keeley Forsyth

Limbs

£22.99
  • Keeley Forsyth - Limbs
25th February 2022 / Dinked, LP or CD / The Leaf Label
     

Keeley Forsyth

Limbs

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Limbs is a record of change, with Forsyth’s voice taking on new and fully formed shapes in a career defining performance.

Released: 25th February 2022
This release is available for pre order and has a scheduled release date of 25th February 2022. In the event of any delays we will try to keep this page updated. It is listed at a special discounted pre order price that will revert to full price during the week of release. Please note, If you make a purchase that includes a pre-order item together with an in-stock item in the same order, we will typically hold your box until all items are in stock before we ship. You can read more about our shipping policies here.

Keeley Forsyth’s 2020 debut album found an elemental voice ringing out from beneath the rubble. Understated but devastating, Debris' success led to a transformation as the songs were brought to the stage. An innate performer, Forsyth found herself channelling something she hadn’t yet fully come to understand, and it was here that the voice found on Debris began to probe outwards and discover a physical form. It’s a form that fully takes shape on her second album Limbs.

Dinked Edition 164
+ Oxblood vinyl *
+ Alternative ‘inverse’ outer sleeve *
+ Signed & numbered sleeve *
+ 12 page photobook of stills from the ‘Bring Me Water’ film *
+ Printed inner sleeve
+ Limited pressing of 500 *
+ One Per Customer

*EXCLUSIVE to #DinkedEdition

Anyone who saw Forsyth perform in the brief window after Debris was released and before shows ground to a halt can testify to the show’s power. In pin-drop silence, enraptured audiences watched as Forsyth inhabited a new body. No stranger to portraying characters in her career as an actor, this was something different.

Limbs is a record of reckoning with that change. After the initial purge of Debris, those feelings of trauma and fear remain but there’s also a life to live. “Save me from the chair where sadness lies,” she sings on opener ‘Fires’, wrestling the need to be creative within the routine of daily life. Where Debris was composed and recorded in close proximity to instrumentalist and arranger Matthew Bourne, Limbs deploys a more expansive palette. With Forsyth at the centre, collaborator Ross Downes acts as another limb, remotely producing the pulses and drones which feed back into the voice. Bourne this time is enlisted to “Bring some of the soil of Debris” into Limbs. The result is clearer and more spacious. If Debris sounded like it was buried under the earth - Forsyth’s voice repressed and breathless - Limbs brings some of that live presence.

+ Indie LPs are pressed on white vinyl. 

Format /Dinked, LP or CD
Released /25th February 2022
Catalogue / BAY124VD
Barcode / 843190012442
Artist / Keeley Forsyth
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