Style: Psych-Pop, Neo-Psychedelia, Acid Folk
Vibe: Aquatic, Ethereal, Peaceful, Hallucinogenic, Reflective, Hypnotic, Mellow, Surreal, Uplifting, Warm, Existential
Musical Qualities: Catchy, Soft, Melodic, Atmospheric, Vocal Fx, Analogue Recording
Originally Released in 2007 on Paw Tracks 2017 Vinyl Me, Please pressing on My Animal Home Limited Edition Format: LPx2, 45rpm, white and turquoise vinyl
Eucalyptus is a beautiful, enveloping excursion of aquatic psych-folk characterized by flowing, hallucinogenic instrumentation, atmospheric production, nature field recordings, and ghostly background vocals from one of my favorite singers, Angel Deradoorian. Avey Tare’s introspective and intimate lyrics mix psychedelic revelations, reminiscing, surreal imagery, and nature/water themes, often leading to profound realizations of a very personal sense of spirituality. The lush orchestrations are arranged by the amazing and unique violist Eyvind Kang, which include woodwinds, horns, strings, and pedal steel slide guitar from Susan Alcorn.
For fans of Animal Collective’s “Campfire Songs” and the slow portions of “Feels”.
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