I consider the debut of Smoke Fairies one of the better cd I've listened to in the last two years and I hadn't high expectations on the second album, because experience has always told me that the sequel is newer so good as the first one. Blood Speaks is really different/5(4). Apr 23, · Recorded in the urban environment of West London's Ladbroke Grove, Blood Speaks—like much of Smoke Fairies' music—is inspired by their evolving feelings regarding their surroundings. The title track serenades their newfound calm in the busy city, while much of the album addresses their need for travel and discovery (especially the road tune "Take Me Down When You Go"). AllMusic Review by James Christopher Monger [+] Katherine Blamire and Jessica Davies ' third outing under the Smoke Fairies banner finds the bewitching English duo wrapping their velvety voices and nimble guitar picking around another moody set of misty electric folk and turbulent Victorian blues. Like 's stellar Through Low Light and Trees, Blood Speaks feels both out of time and oddly 7/
Perhaps Album) was in those years that they fused into the two-headed swamp-siren they sound like today. They perform and record with a band percussion, piano, bass and these days, after a few years on the road, they know how to incorporate all the other players at their disposal, but in general they seem to be fully ensconced within their own private plane of existence. It's easy to imagine them sharing a made-up language, secret handshakes, and rituals kept secret and only slyly giggled about in the presence of others.
Though Blamire and Davies' songs are about far less seamless unions-- unpretty, frayed at the Daylight - Smoke Fairies - Blood Speaks (CD, painfully human. There's a gritty, lucid vein running just below the top layer of haze, the words' bite stinging all the more for their burial under all those dank guitar tones and harmonies as dark and delicate as black lace. Ruminations on the bleaker side of romance dominate here-- not just breakups and missed connections, but the burdens of even the most functional affairs.
On the cover of that 7", shot against Third Man's now-nearly-iconic royal blue, Smoke Fairies look almost like a novelty act: two pretty girls in cropped vintage dresses and leather booties, cradling big-bodied vintage electrics, coy and prim. But any appearance of naivety is a ruse.
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Apr 23, · Listen to your favorite songs from Blood Speaks by Smoke Fairies Now. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Download our mobile app now. 11 rows · Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Smoke Fairies - Blood Speaks . View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Blood Speaks on Discogs. Label: V2 Music - SFLP • Format: Vinyl LP, Album CD Album • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock, Folk, World, & Country •/5(20).
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All these experiences bleed from every pore of their brilliant new album, “Blood Speaks”. From the heavyweight humidity of “The Three Of Us” and “Feel It Coming Near”, to the fragile haunts of “Daylight” and “Hideaway” and the sonic adventures of “Film Reel” and the title track, Blood Speaks is undeniable proof of a tougher and more fearless Smoke Fairies.
Smoke Fairies - 'Blood Speaks' LP Ltd Ed. Red Vinyl. $ Smoke Fairies - 'Blood Speaks' CD Album. $ Smoke Fairies - 'Through Low Light And Trees' CD Album. $ Mailing List. By signing up you agree to receive news and offers from Smoke Fairies. You can unsubscribe at any time. All these experiences bleed from every pore of their brilliant new album, “Blood Speaks”. From the heavyweight humidity of “The Three Of Us” and “Feel It Coming Near”, to the fragile haunts of “Daylight” and “Hideaway” and the sonic adventures of “Film Reel” and the title track, Blood Speaks is undeniable proof of a tougher and more fearless Smoke Fairies.
Smoke Fairies certainly set their standards high with their first album and have avoided haste in their follow up. The time has clearly been well spent as ‘Blood Speaks’ both consolidates and moves ahead in a range of directions. A string of British dates have been announced for the autumn and I would advise securing tickets early.
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