BASEMENT REVOLVER – ” Knocking “

Posted: June 29, 2018 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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Canadian trio Basement Revolver are set to release their hotly anticipated debut album in August, and have this week shared the latest sample of it, “Knocking”.

Knocking is a deeply personal song for chief songwriter Chrisy Hurn, as she puts it, “I often still can’t sing it without crying.” The track details her writing a letter to her family that explored her past, things she wasn’t proud of and, in her own words, “made me feel like I wasn’t the “good christian woman” that they had hoped I would one day become.”It deals with the anger that inspired the letter, and also the acceptance, love and forgiveness that she found afterwards. Musically, it’s possibly the most mature the band have ever sounded, there’s a country-twang to the guitars alongside their usual, melody-led approach to expansive soundscapes. You could cite reference points from Big Thief to Angel Olsen and be in the right area of the musical world, ultimately though Basement Revolver shine entirely on their own terms.

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Band Members
Nimal Agalawatte,
Chrisy Hurn,
Brandon Munroe

The album Heavy Eyes is out August 24th via Fear Of Missing Out.

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