HRSTA – Ghosts Will Come And Kiss Our Eyes
Ghosts Will Come And Kiss Our Eyes is a collection of gently foreboding psych-folk, anchored as always by Mike’s unique guitar sound and otherworldly, cracked vocals (think a sedated Daniel Johnson or Wayne Coyne). With Hammond and pump organs featured prominently in the mix, much of the material here sits on a thick, saturated foundation of shifting tones, drones and sustained chordings. Alternating between vocal tunes and instrumentals, the album creaks and cascades through hazed visions of cataclysm and calm, worry and wonder. In between singing songs are a clutch of gorgeous instrumentals forged from Mike and Brooke’s guitar and organ interplay.
Superbly recorded by David Bryant (Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Set Fire To Flames) at The Pines, Ghosts Will Come… brims with eerie atmosphere and intimate sonics, and is the most focused Hrsta record to date.
Thanks for listening.
1. Entre la mer et l'eau douce
2. Beau Village
3. The Orchard
4. Tomorrow Winter Comes
5. Haunted Pluckley
6. Hechicero del Bosque
7. Saturn Of Chagrin
Running time: 00:41:50
LP is pressed on 180g audiophile vinyl and comes in a thick printed jacket with 10"x10" artwork insert.
CD comes in a custom paperboard mini-gatefold jacket with a printed CD dust sleeve.
Brooke Crouser: guitar, organs, effects
Harris Newman: bass
Eric Craven: drums
Recorded and mixed at The Pines in Montreal by David Bryant. Mastered at Grey Market by Harris Newman.