Marina Allen – "Centrifics" out 16/09 via Fire Records

LA-based musician Marina Allen’s spectacular debut proper, and follow up to last years acclaimed 18 minute mini-opus, ‘Candlepower’.

‘Centrifics’ is a joyful collection of observations and questions about the self, the world, and how they interact. Awe-inspiring reflections accompany mesmerizing melodies while Allen’s extraordinary range and depth of singing showcases a wide array of influences from Karen Carpenter to Karen Dalton, from Joanna Newsom to Fiona Apple, from Cate Le Bon to Waxahatchee, via Meredith Monk and the New York avant-garde.

Produced, engineered and mixed by Chris Cohen. Co-engineered by Jonny Kosmo.

“A songwriter of rare skill and intensity” - Clash

“Exquisite melodies and cool, pure, dreamy delivery" - Mojo

“Intensely personal and widely universal” - Paste

Track List:

Side A

A1. Celadon

A2. Getting Better

A3. Or Else

A4. Smoke Bush

A5. Superreality

Side B

B1. New Song Rising

B2. Halfway Home

B3. My Stranger

B4. Foul Weather Jacket Drawing

B5 Gardiner's Island

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