Wildwood Kin – Turning Tides (2017) [Qobuz FLAC 24bit/44,1kHz]

Wildwood Kin – Turning Tides (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/44,1 kHz  | Time – 39:44 minutes | 442 MB | Genre: Alternative, Indie
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download – Source: Qobuz | Front Cover | © Silvertone

A family trio – two sisters and their cousin – Wildwood Kin borrow heavily from early folk influences, not least in their hypnotic three-part harmonies. But their extraordinary debut album, delves deeply in to other genres, featuring both electric and acoustic instruments and it boasts inventive electronics and spectral atmospherics.

Wildwood Kin arrive into folk fully formed and primed for the mainstream, their hair art-directed into waves or hidden under edgy beanies. An album as Seth Lakeman’s backing band and Radio 2 folk award nods means their legwork is clear, as does the way their voices mesh lushly together, reflecting a lifetime singing as a family (Emillie, sister Beth and cousin Meghann first publicly harmonised at primary school). Nevertheless, there’s something oleaginously focus-grouped about Turning Tides, as if someone added Haim and Mumford & Sons together in a marketing meeting, and exploded in dollar signs. Big production rules here: Run is radio-friendly harmony at Fleetwood Mac levels, while Taking a Hold and Warrior Daughter seem expertly sculpted for the more melancholy end credits of a Game of Thrones episode. The Valley is the sweetest song here, but it sounded better on their simpler, straighter 2015 EP, Salt of the Earth.

Tracklist:
01 – The Author
02 – Run
03 – Dove
04 – Steady My Heart
05 – Circumstance
06 – Warrior Daughter
07 – Hold On
08 – Taking A Hold
09 – On And On
10 – The Valley
11 – Turning Tides

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