SUZIE STAPLETON – ” We Are The Plague ” Suzie Stapleton

Posted: July 13, 2020 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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“We Are The Plague”  is the debut album from Suzie Stapleton. It is a rallying cry, a howl into the abyss, the defiant call of a generation sold down the river and acutely aware of its own imminent demise – a bold soundtrack to the apocalypse.

The album was recorded at OX4 Studios, produced by Stapleton and mixed by award-winning engineer Dan Cox (Thurston Moore, Laura Marling, Pete Doherty) at London’s Urchin Studios. Bassist Gavin Jay (Jim Jones Revue/Righteous Mind) and drummer Jim Macaulay (The Stranglers) provide a solid, seething backbone to Stapleton’s expressive guitar playing and midnight vocal traversing through alternative rock to gothic-blues through to alt-folk. Includes singles Thylacine and Blood On The Windscreen and nine previously unheard tracks including new arrangements and recordings of Negative Prophet and You Were There.

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“It’s rare that a new artist comes along who genuinely defies easy description, but this is certainly the case with Stapleton… a bright new star in the ascendant.”
– Louder Than War
“A supremely delicate and precise feel for the moment…like hearing Cat Power at her very best.“ – The AU Review
“She sounds like the devil convincing you to sell your soul.”
– Tone Deaf
 

releases July 31st, 2020
The Band:
Suzie Stapleton: vocals, guitar, violin, piano
Gavin Jay: bass, bowed double bass
Jim Macaulay: drums
Gareth Skinner: cello (tracks 6, 10, 12)Written and produced by Suzie Stapleton

 

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