Alaska & Aurora have mastered the art of the space in which the song exists. Add in sublime vocals, poignant lyrics, striking imagery, and organic musical progressions that blissfully lighten the weight of the world, and this album proves an absolute highlight from the year so far.
When Dream Fever ends, the incoming silence is almost too much to bear. The thoughts and feelings conjured up by the experience linger and isolate in a manner that begs for you to dive back into the music.
King St. offer a simple fusion of Americana and indie-pop with their latest album, all connected beautifully with some poetic and heartfelt songwriting.