Regardless of tragedy, chaos and confusion, the present should go on.
Leaving Laurel, a musical duo previously that includes the late Pierce Fulton, has launched their second posthumous album, when the quiet comes, through Anjunadeep. Fulton tragically died in April 2021 from an obvious suicide after a battle along with his psychological well being.
The discharge of when the quiet comes is alleged to mark “a brand new chapter” within the saga of Leaving Laurel. Bandmates Gordon Huntley and Griff Fulton—the brother of Pierce—had devoted 2021’s self-titled debut album to his reminiscence.
Huntley says recording the brand new album allowed them to seek out not solely themselves, but in addition goal after Pierce’s passing. By way of its creation, they had been capable of grieve and channel their recollections into an attractive eulogy.
“That is the album I all the time hoped Pierce and I’d make collectively sooner or later,” Huntley mentioned in a press launch shared with EDM.com. “It is my try to proceed the dream we had, to take what we had began with our first album to a secret place past the membership. To make a soundtrack for the moments when all the pieces stands nonetheless. A file that might showcase the end result of each distinctive affect we shared as mates. A file that could possibly be essential sufficient to survive us each. A file that I hope would have made him proud.”
“It is the toughest I’ve labored on something in my complete life,” Huntley continues, “and the proudest I’ve ever been of any music I’ve made.”
Previous to the discharge of when the quiet comes, Leaving Laurel dropped an EP, fireflies (for so far as we might see), earlier this 12 months with “the family we find” as its lead single. Since then they’ve garnered a close-knit fanbase. Trade tastemakers like Sultan + Shepard and Grammy-winning dance music luminary Black Espresso have supported the shape-shifting duo.
You will discover when the quiet comes on streaming platforms here.
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