Peggy Sue’s “How Heavy the Quiet That Grew Between Your Mouth and Mine”


Track 7
“How Heavy the Quiet That Grew Between Your Mouth and Mine”
From Peggy Sue’s Choir of Echoes
Yep Roc

Liner notes: The eerie harmonies of singers Rosa Slade and Katy Young take a tender turn on this acoustic ballad, as a sorrowful lover ponders failed romance.

Behind the music: The British trio’s last album revisited the soundtrack of Kenneth Anger’s classic underground film Scorpio Rising, with warped covers of oldies like “Hit the Road Jack” and “My Boyfriend’s Back.”

Check it out if you like: Distinctive voices like Sharon Van Etten, Jaymay, and Feist.
 

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