The Doomed Bird of Providence

An album that's been consuming my brain over the last few days is the new Doomed Bird of Providence, Will ever pray, on the Front & Follow label. It's a set of songs drawing on historical accounts of the early days of colonial Australia. Think dirges, dark waltzes, folk music with a tragic underbelly, and a deep foundation of accordion and droning strings holding it up. I'll have more to say on the album at the end of the month once I've digested it all (it's fairly dense, on first listen). If you've been into anything Black Heart Procession or The Dirty Three have done, you'll love it I'd say. Here's a sample.

The Doomed Bird of Providence - Fedicia Exine by frontandfollow

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