Victoria Hume – Closing (from the Closing EP, Lost Map Records)

A beautifully muted chamber piece from the artist recently moved to Johannesburg.

Insistent piano arpeggios, head held high string quartet and a gorgeous sighing steel guitar combine to give a certain existential feel.

That and the mysterious poetic quality of the words - “I am a tunnel that’s not long enough...a headlight to your rabbit”.

A sublime perfectly formed miniature.


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