COMMON HOLLY – ” Playing House “

Posted: March 17, 2018 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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Born in New York and raised in Montreal, Common Holly (AKA Brigitte Naggar) puts unpredictable compositional elements into a singer-songwriter/folk framework, packaged in textured, eclectic electro-acoustic production. Playing House contemplates the notion that it is conscious thought and deliberate action that defines and cements maturation from child to adult.

There’s a deceptive simplicity to the album’s sparse arrangements and an ephemeral hue to her voice – all of which add a haunting atmospheric quality to her melancholic, deliciously dark contemporary indie-folk songs. Common Holly brings you to a cabin by the lakeside, a desert, and, of course, internalized emotions.
“I am the lizard slinking through the valley of regret.”

All songs and lyrics written by Brigitte Naggar 
All songs performed by Brigitte Naggar & Devon Bate
Additional Instrumentation: 
Piano on ‘Lullaby’ played by Jean-Michel Blais 
Drums on Track 1, 4 & 7 played by Kyle Hutchins 
Guitar on ‘If After All’ played by Steven Whitely 
Violin played by Amelia Castillo
Cello played by Laurence Gaudreau

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