French For Rabbits to Release New Album 'The Weight of Melted Snow'

French For Rabbits to Release New Album 'The Weight of Melted Snow'

Oxford, MS label Muscle Beach Records are releasing New Zealand's French For Rabbits' The Weight of Melted Snow on January 25th and Atwood Magazine have the album streaming in full before it's release calling their sophomore effort "an emotionally-charged, soul-stirring experience - a true encapsulation of heartbreak and mending."
Written as an exercise on transposing a fictional, yet very real, complex emotional desire to hold love while also desiring to hurt the person and how those past traumas play themselves out in new situations,"Highest Hill" follows this experience through it's winding, uncomfortable path. French For Rabbits' lead singer Brooke Singer explains that "writing music is a bit of a mystery process...the words seem to proceed without any logical thought process, so once I write something I often have to go back and re-listen to understand what I've just written about! The verses of Highest Hill kind of play out like a movie scene - they're quite visual. The song formed around a fascination with the way people can hold conflicting emotions at the same time, and how messy that can be. I was exploring this character who wanted to make the person they love, hurt. It's kind of about blame - whether that blame is misguided or not."

Led by the soft, smoky voiced Singer, French for Rabbits have been pioneers of atmospheric, delicate dream-pop in New Zealand since 2012. Now Wellington based, the band started out as duo in the small coastal township of Waikuku Beach and have since received international acclaim for their emotionally evocative music. Having toured with Agnes Obel throughout Europe and Lorde in their native New Zealand, 2019 will see the band arriving the U.S. for the first time with a tour around their official SXSW showcases.

French For Rabbits U.S. Tour (More TBA)

3/8 - Los Angeles - Gold Diggers

3/12-16 - SXSW
3/17 - New Orleans - Gasa Gasa
3/18 - Memphis - DKDC
3/19 - Nashville - House Show
3/22 - Brooklyn - Trans Pecos
3/23 - Washington, DC - Songbyrd
3/29 - Boise - Neurolux

The Weight Of Melted Snow Track Listing

The Weight Of Melted Snow
It Will Be Okay
Time Did Not
Bird's Eye Point Of View
One & Only
Your Halo
Dead Wood
Close My Eyes
Hollow Bodied Friends
Feathers & Dreams
Days Shift
Highest Hill

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