This Week in Posivibes: Cate Le Bon


The Welsh singer’s fourth album, Crab Day, has a beautifully uncomfortable, displaced sound, as if each song’s eye were following just to the right of its own focus. Pitchfork says of the album:

Le Bon establishes a strange, almost Dadaist lyrical scheme to make sense—or make more nonsense—of some unnamed life rupture that’s left her grasping. Her perception is muddled, but in her solemn voice, everything appears clear.

We have written about Le Bon’s voice in the past, when we were drawn to her collaboration with White Fence’s Tim Presley on the project Drinks. This latest project is equally compelling—listen to “Wonderful” off Crab Day after the jump.

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Liz Wood is a freelance editor, fiction writer, and current student in the NYU MFA program. More from this author →