Devon Williams – “Flowers” (Stereogum Premiere)
Devon Williams has been crafting lush pop music for years, and soon he’ll release the new album Gilding The Lily. The album’s first single, “Flowers,” has an appropriate title, considering how much it sounds like springtime. Over delicate but purposeful drum rolls, fast-strummed guitars blow through like a cool ocean breeze. The dazzling production comes courtesy of Jorge Elbrecht. After coming off his incredible work with Ariel Pink last year. Elbrecht is racking up production credits, and between this and his recent knockout with Dinowalrus, 2014 is looking to be his year. But this song is Williams’ through and through, his sweet sighing voice laying comfortably into the languid sound. Listen to it below and check out a trailer for the full album.
Gilding The Lily is out in June via Slumberland.