Douglas Dare – “Doublethink”

Douglas Dare is a London-based musician with a captivating voice and big ideas. His upcoming album Aforger explores the boundary between reality and fiction; as Dare himself explains, “The album title plays with the idea of a forger — someone creating imitations or copies, and reimagines them as the creator of something that’s no longer real.” Advance single “Doublethink” suggests these concepts will be communicated in majestic fashion. It’s a post-rock ballad with shades of Radiohead and James Blake, one that sounds humongous even as it plays around with empty sonic space. Dare’s voice is like fire flashing across against a chilly backdrop: “Ignorance is my bliss/ Don’t want to fall out of this.” Listen below.


01 “Doublethink”
02 “Greenhouse”
03 “Oh Father”
04 “New York”
05 “The Edge”
06 “Binary”
07 “Stranger”
08 “Venus”
09 “Thinking Of Him”
10 “Rex”

Aforger is out 10/14 on Erased Tapes. Pre-order it here.

Douglas Dare
CREDIT: Özge Cöne
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