Islands Demand Answers With ‘Taste’ And ‘Shall I Remain Here At Sea?’
Fri, 20 May 2016 08:54:54
Montreal-formed, now Los Angeles-based, Islands are set to release not one, but two albums. Over the past decade, Islands have explored ennui and disenchantment with the modern world, and now they have stepped forward to explore new dimensions and also look back on the 10 years that have passed.
Taste, and Shall I Remain Here, At Sea? explore two different sides of Islands. Taste takes a look deeper into the issues of our current world, and Shall I Remain Here, At Sea? looks back at the journey they have been on, while still pondering the lonely narrator concept first touched on on their debut record Return to the Sea.
ARTISTdirect Interviews Christopher Friedmann caught up with Islands’ leading man Nicholas Thorburn to discuss Tarkovsky’s Solaris, the oppressive California sun, and why Islands had to make two records.
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