Frankie Rose - Interstellar

On first listen, Interstellar, the new album from former Vivian Girls/Crystal Stilts/Dum Dum Girls drummer Frankie Rose, sounds like a great leap forward — the moment Rose leaves behind ramshackle indie-pop and toward a more glimmering, expansive, lush take on her own tough-romantic style. We’ve already posted “Know Me,” “Night Swim,” and the album’s title track. And now the entire LP is streaming over at Spin. Listen to it over here and tell us what you think of it in the comments section.

Interstellar is out 2/21 on Slumberland.

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  1. There’s no denying the immediate hook of “Know Me.” The rest of the album will take a few listens to figure out whether it’s a memorable work. I do definitely like the Arthur Russell-mode cello loop on the closing track.

    • I agree. I’ve only given the album a couple of run-throughs and I guess due to the early previews in “Know Me” and “Nightswim,” I was expecting the album to be an overall straight-forward hook-laden listen, but there are probably more tracks that swell up around you quietly. The key is turning the lights down low for this one.

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