♫♪  Grouper - “Call Across Rooms”

“[S]weet god it’s a torch song.” - Pat Beane

Like pencil-rain falling from the sky, soaking the ground with light stabs of necessity, Grouper’s bared desire on “Call Across Rooms” hits with heavy force, yet nourishes as well. A forlorn stretch of pining and sunken eyes are expressed through an acoustic piano and her unaltered voice. No guitar this time. No reverb. Just the somber sustain of pressed keys and her softly sung words.

“Call Across Rooms” is off Grouper’s forthcoming LP Ruins, available this Halloween via Kranky.

• Grouper: https://sites.google.com/site/yellowelectric
• Kranky Records: http://www.kranky.net

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