Release Date: 09 October 2015
Format: LP Vinyl
|Dråpe Relax/Relapse Limited Vinyl LP
Oslo five-piece Dråpe (pronounced 'Draw-peh') have established themselves as one of Scandianavia's most exciting young bands since their unanimously acclaimed "Dråpe EP" was released in 2011, impressing furthermore with the release of their debut album "Canicular Days" in april 2013. The band subsequently followed the great reviews up with even better shows at festivals such as Roskilde, Øya and Reeperbahn Festival. Dråpe's 'Canicular Days' was instantly hailed as one this year's best Norwegian albums and received quite a lot of attention both in Norway and abroad. 9 songs filled with hypnotic, weightless and colorful dreampop, combining blissful and sparkling shoegaze inspired soundscape. Artists such as Slowdive, Cocteau Twins, Tame Impala, Beach House and My Bloody Valentine have been mentioned as reference points and the band themselves also mention Beatlesesque psychedelia as a major inspiration on the new album.
The new album "Relax / Relapse" is recorded under blue skies in the heart of Oslo and it emerges as a sparkling outline of a pop band of the highest class centered around songs and sounds that appeal to both heart and brain.
For fans of Tame Impala, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Slowdive, The Beatles, My Bloody Valentine, Foxygen, Deerhunter, Mac DeMarco. The singles “Pie In The Sky”; Round And Round”, and “My Friend The Scientist” is released before “Relax / Relapse” sees its release date October 9th 2015.
3. Round and Round
4. Pie in the Sky
5. There Is a House
6. My Friend the Scientist
7. And You Change Your Mind
8. Still Raining