A Brief Introduction to Unnatural Light Years

Oliver Wilde - A Brief Introduction to Unnatural Light Years
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2013 Ratings: #43 / 1061
User Score
Based on 30 ratings
July 22, 2013 / Release Date
LP / Format
Howling Owl / Label
Indie Folk, Shoegaze / Genres
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Fairly uninspiring
Benjamin Bush
Smashing debut from Oliver Wilde. Stunningly gorgeous, this record left me speechless. Reminds me of the first time I heard James Blake. Wilde is definitely an artist to keep an eye on.
Excellent debut. Oliver Wilde kinda scratches that Grizzly Bear/Tame Impala itch and then mixes in a bit of Real Estate's twangy wistfulness for good measure without explicitly sounding too much like any of them.

Somehow these guys only have about 850 listeners on Last.fm... Did they just burst fully formed out of the ether and release an LP or something?

Anyway, give it a listen... I don't think too many people will be disappointed with this one.
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Track List

  1. Curve (Good Grief)
  2. Perrett's Brook
  3. Flutter 
  4. Something Old
  5. Marleah's Cadence
  6. Pinch
  7. Rift
  8. Walter Stevens' Only Daughter
  9. Happy Downer
  10. Twin
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Added on: July 18, 2013