Angel Pier – Align The Seas

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While the wait for their debut album has been interminable the clues left by their releases so far indicate that something special could be on the way. 2009 has seen Angel Pier headline Whelan’s, play Oxygen and release a superb double a-sided 7-inch. And that’s where you’ll find ‘Align The Seas’, a torch song that is constructed so precisely you could remove a note and the whole thing would fall apart. The delicate structure is glued together by Darragh Nolan’s pre, during and post falsetto but like with all Angel Pier compositions the shiny instrumental dynamics manage to scoop plenty of the limelight too. ‘Align The Seas’ reaches for and almost outmanoeuvres the bands bona fida classic ‘Sprites’ which means the anticipation for their LP is almost too much to bear. KD

Angel Pier – Align The Seas

More Info: Official & Myspace
Buy Songs: Angel Pier
Year: 2009

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  1. Mark
    November 27, 2009
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    Sprites was class and hard to follow. This one comes close and i look forward to an LP too.

  2. November 27, 2009
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    Yeah, this is a great tune. I love the gentle falsetto voice saying “Damn it all.” I’m so excited to see them in Dundalk.

  3. December 5, 2009
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    Ah, i missed this first time around, this is great.

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