ALDOUS HARDING 'PARTY' OUT 19TH MAY 2017
On 19th May 2017, Aldous Harding releases her second album, Party. Following the recent single ‘Horizon’ – a lover’s call to arms which also features on her 4AD debut – a new track and video goes online today. Watch ‘Imagining My Man’ in the player below.
Party was produced with the award-winning John Parish (PJ Harvey, Sparklehorse) in Bristol, a world away from Harding’s New Zealand home. As well as contributions from Parish, Perfume Genius’s Mike Hadreas lends vocals to ‘Imagining My Man’ and Party closer ‘Swell Does The Skull’.
Igniting interest with her eponymous debut album released just two years ago, Aldous Harding quickly became a name murmured on many lips. She’s known for her sinister torch songs, gentle laments and eerie odes delivered with a charismatic combination of hubris, shrewd wit and quiet horror. Party introduces a new talent to the stark and unpopulated dramatic realm where Kate Bush and Scott Walker reside.