New Releases For February 17, 2015

Tropics
Rapture

Tropics - Rapture

The new album from Tropics, aka 27 year-old Chris Ward, looks outwards, armed with a newfound confidence that foregrounds his vocal performance and songwriting. A multi-instrumentalist from an early age, Ward has always drawn on his musical upbringing when composing, but this time around he’s pushed himself to develop a fuller sound than ever. Taking influence from Beach Boys, Max Roach and Arthur Russell, Ward has crafted an album that fuses his love of avant-garde percussion, ‘70s and ‘80s singer-songwriters such as Peter Gabriel known for pop-leaning hooks, and deep production that takes cues from ambient music.

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FEATURED TRACK

"Blame"

TRACK LISTING

  1. 1. Blame
  2. 2. Hunger
  3. 3. Indigo
  4. 4. Kwiat
  5. 5. Rapture
  6. 6. Perfume Kinship
  7. 7. Torrents Of Spring
  8. 8. Home & Consonance
  9. 9. Gloria
  10. 10. House Of Leaves
  11. 11. Not Enough