Friday music blogging: Noah & the Whale
Noah & the Whale is a UK indie-folk band. If you guessed what their name is about without googling, you may be a terminal hipster (it’s a tribute to the film The Squid & the Whale by director Noah Baumbach).
Last Night on Earth, their third LP, came out earlier this year. It’s got a few more electronic textures and is a little poppier, but the songs retain their sturdy classicism and romanticism. Charlie Fink’s voice and lyrics are old-fashioned in an appealing sort of way. You can imagine them doing these songs in a lounge.
This song, the poppiest track and lead single, is “L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N.”