Green Gardens release debut album 'This Is Not Your Fault'
Prepare to be swept away by the art-rock symphony that is Green Gardens' inaugural album, 'This Is Not Your Fault,' now unleashed upon the world through Come Play With Me Records / EMI North. These Leeds-based maestros are rewriting the sonic narrative, inviting you into a world where emotions come alive through their profound musical tapestry.
Comprising four friends who've transcended mere bandmates, Green Gardens takes you on an ethereal journey, seamlessly blending the depths of art rock and the resonance of guitar-driven melodies. Their music is a tribute to nature and their surroundings, channeling an energy that's both gentle and contemplative, yet powerful enough to evoke a torrent of emotions.
At the heart of Leeds' thriving music scene, Green Gardens is more than a band – they're a collaborative force. With ties to Far Caspian, Sunflower Thieves, Crake, and more, these talented artists not only grace the stage but also shape the city's musical landscape by hosting shows at iconic venues like Oporto and Brudenell Social Club. Their music embodies Leeds' renowned DIY ethos of collaboration and creativity.
'This Is Not Your Fault' delves deep into the human psyche, weaving intricate tales of blame and guilt through narratives and fables. Each track guides listeners through the stages of loss, culminating in a resolution that's both poignant and liberating. Tonight, brace yourself for an unforgettable launch as Green Gardens takes the legendary Brudenell Social Club stage by storm, celebrating their album's birth.
The album's genesis emerged from years of collaboration, nurtured by trusted friends and producers Jamie Lockhart (The Cribs, Mush) & Rob Slater (Yard Act, Crake) at Leeds' prolific Greenmount Studios. Their artistry hasn't gone unnoticed, earning them accolades from the likes of Clash, DIY, Gigwise, Far Out, and the airwaves of BBC 6 Music. They've secured coveted spots on Spotify's 'Hot New Bands' and Apple's 'New In Alternative' & 'New In Rock' playlists.
Jacob Cracknell, the mesmerizing voice behind Green Gardens, explains, "This Is Not Your Fault' is an art-rock exploration of blame and guilt through stories & fables." The album captures a community in mourning, leading you through the intricate tapestry of human emotions before finding solace on the other side.
The album is a symphony of 'blame milestones,' with tracks unfolding like chapters in a gripping novel. From the initial announcement of fault to the outward shifts and eventual resolution, every song occupies a distinct place in the album's evocative universe.
As Green Gardens takes to stages across the UK, from Leeds to Manchester and beyond, their debut album serves as a testament to their boundless creativity, collaborative spirit, and their ability to craft a musical experience that's as immersive as it is transformative. Brace yourselves for a musical journey that's bound to resonate long after the final note fades.