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Listen To Kate Owen's Debut Album 'Not A Proper Girl'

Listen To Kate Owen's Debut Album 'Not A Proper Girl'

A.K. / Thursday 26th March, 2020 12:04PM

Lyttelton is not mucking around when it comes to churning out high-flying records from every point on the folk music spectrum. Released in mid-March amidst the barrage of news updates for the coronavirus outbreak, Kate Owen's debut Not A Proper Girl feels like dark timeline Julia Jacklin, or a sinister Nadia Reid armed with a synth and an electric guitar, not surprising when she's described her songwriting a result of her "disillusionment with romantic love as the modern holy grail of human connection". Deep, dark and doomy, Not A Proper Girl doesn't however come across as self-pitying. It's remedial, it's old friends drinking away their sorrows and rocking out at 2AM, a knowing look between two people who have seen some shit. As Owen's nationwide album release tour was cut short due to viral reasons, listeners can instead connect to heavy hitters 'Trigger', 'Blew Away' and the rest of the tracks through home speakers, one-on-one...

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Kate Owen's debut album ‘Not A Proper Girl’ is out now on Spin Stir Records.


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