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In what has been described as "an acknowledgment that reality is just a distortion,” Trentalange debuts her title track from her upcoming album, out January 14, 2014. As with all previous Trentalange records, this record was produced by Martin Feveyear (Brandi Carlile, Mark Lannegan, Jessie Sykes), who Trentalange met during her time as a touring member of Crooked Fingers.
Influential, now legendary, female-focused zine Venus referred to the 2006 debut Trentalange album Photo Album of Complex Relationships as “disturbing music for disturbing times,” and while the times might still be disturbing, Trentalange is writing from a more joyous place than before. Her “mix of Annie Lennox’s most sinister growl and PJ Harvey’s vocal anguish” (also noted by Venus) remains, but becoming a mother since the release of her most recent album Awakening, Level One in 2009, has changed Trentalange’s mood.
Fans of the artist’s work will not ...