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Frances Quinlan – ‘Now That I’m Back’


Hop Along’s Frances Quinlan has shared ‘Now That I’m Back’, the second single to be taken from her upcoming debut solo album, ‘Likewise’ (out on 31 January via Saddle Creek). An intimate song about the power and ever-changing and evolving nature of love, it opens with slow, stirring guitar before Frances starts pouring her heart…

Ada Lea signs to Saddle Creek, shares new single ‘The Party’ and announces debut album ‘What We Say in Private’


New Saddle Creek signing Ada Lea has shared the video for ‘the party’ ahead of the release of her debut album ‘what we say in private’ on 19 July (pre-order here). Hailing from Montreal, Ada’s sound is both intimate and powerful and this slow-building song offers the perfect introduction. Recalling the emotional atmospherics of early…

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Hand Habits – ‘Can’t Calm Down’ stream


Los Angeles-based Hand Habits have announced details of their new album ‘placeholder’ (out via Saddle Creek on 1 March) and released a stunning video for the poignant lead single ‘can’t calm down’. An eerie folk song in the vein of Kevin Devine fronting The War On Drugs, ‘can’t calm down’ took around three years to…

The Faint – ‘Alien Angel’ stream


Saddle Creek’s The Faint have released electronic-tinged banger ‘Alien Angel’ ahead of the release of eagerly awaited new album ‘Egowerk’ (out on 15 March). Opening with a rush of synths, the toe-tapping song captures the euphoric nature of The Rapture as it drives along but also makes space for wry observations akin to Cursive.

Tomberlin ‘At Weddings’ album review


Released on 10 August via the ever-reliable Saddle Creek Records, Sarah-Beth Tomberlin’s debut album ‘At Weddings’ is one you’ll want to hold dear. It’s a transcendant and poignant record about learning to love oneself, even when everything seems to be caving in on you. The gentle folk of ‘Any Other Way’ opens the record with…