Keeley Forsyth - Debris
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Based on 5 reviews
2020 Ratings: #14 / 85
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Based on 97 ratings
2020 Ratings: #102
January 17, 2020 / Release Date
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The Leaf Label / Label
Avant-Folk / Genres
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cold is the shadow
murmur _ murmur

only the piano
( ☆☆½ ) — inconsistently enjoyable
Debris is a constantly chilling and eerie affair, with the voice of forty year old Forsyth complimented most by the ambient and brooding tones that loom in the background of these eight songs. The album goes by quickly, at only twenty-seven minutes of play time, but that brief and haunting playtime will stay with you far longer than the actual length of the record.

Keeley Forsyth is the star of Debris, given that the instrumentation is relatively minimalistic, serving more as a backdrop to her ... read more
I was not expecting this album to surprise me as much as it did, when I first pressed start on this thing I had no idea of what to expect or where this thing was going to take me, and after listening to it three or four times I still do not know where it took me. That said, this album is just a beautiful piece of experimental folk that manages to be grand and epic while having a very minimalistic style, it sure does benefits from its length, there is no song here were I felt like "Ok, this ... read more
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Added on: October 24, 2019