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Like So Much Desire

Flock of Dimes

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1.1
Spring in Winter
Flock of Dimes
4:46
1.2
Like So Much Desire
Flock of Dimes
3:12
1.3
Again (For the First Time)
Flock of Dimes
3:43
1.4
When the Body Does Not
Flock of Dimes
4:05
1.5
Thank You Friends and Strangers
Flock of Dimes
2:03
Total Playing Time    17:49
Like So Much Desire, the new EP from Jenn Wasner’s Flock of Dimes, is about the inseparable nature of desire and grief. It’s a collection of songs about finding peace amidst personal hardships, an offering of both comfort and personal reflection, reaching out across the unknown in search of connection. Moving and strikingly intimate, Like So Much Desire is Wasner’s most personal work yet. In many ways, Like So Much Desire feels like postcards sent from a strange new world. And fittingly, the work came together at a distance. The bulk of the songs were recorded by Wasner in her home in isolation, with other pieces coming from across the country; drummer JT Bates recorded his parts from Minneapolis, while the subtly-cinematic, swelling strings came via New York’s Paul Wiancko, Michi Wiancko, and Ayane Kozasa. The final product balances sparseness and fullness. Strange, glitchy synths flit in and out, an echo of distant playfulness, but the main instrument is the depth of Wasner’s voice and how she uses space around it. As a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, Wasner has been a longtime omnipresent force in modern music. As half of beloved duo Wye Oak she’s worked with everyone from Metropolis Ensemble to the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, and more recently she’s been a member of both Bon Iver and Sylvan Esso. But for all her collaborative expertise, it’s Wasner’s solo work as Flock of Dimes that is most salient, her songwriting at the forefront, strange, beautiful, and dazzling at the same time.
48 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Sub Pop Records Studio Masters

Tracks 1-4 – 44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 48 kHz / 24-bit

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