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The Besnard Lakes - Are The Roaring Night

Partners in music and life, Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas continue to burrow under the landscape of rock music with a collection of songs as subversive and as full of majesty as anything you will hear this year.

The story arc that has run through the three Besnard Lakes albums, that of a spy out in the field slowly losing touch with his handlers and his mind provides a backdrop of instability where sonic jewels are tossed out like a hand full of sparkling diamonds on a bed of black velvet.

This is music that washes over you and fills your mind at first with the most stunning scenarios but then leaves behind this nagging feeling of unrest. There are a myriad of layers at work here, some gorgeous, some disturbing and some just not of this earth.

These songs dare you to look under their surface and for those that do there is a wealth of conflicting emotions. Beauty has its costs.
Rob Hudson

www.thebesnardlakes.com

To read an interview with Jace Lasek of the Besnard Lakes, click here.

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