Loney Dear A Lantern and a Bell album review 2021

Loney Dear – ‘A Lantern and a Bell’


Loney Dear makes a welcome return with ‘A Lantern and a Bell’. Released via Peter Gabriel’s Real World Records, the nine songs have a stripped-back marine theme with Emil Svanängen’s beautiful (and, at times, haunting) falsetto being joined by tender piano tones, discreet double bass and diffused water sounds played at dark low frequencies. The…