Album artwork for Afterpoem by Faten Kanaan

Faten Kanaan's fifth LP Afterpoem is a mysterious, smudgy, bittersweet, and uniquely playful album. Deeply melodic, it continues her poignant exploration of counterpoint as a narrative tool.

From the repetitive structures of modern minimalism and early music/baroque influences - to more languid textural ebbs & tides, there's a warmth in her use of electronic instruments that gives the album a curiously timeless feel. Composing intuitively, her music has often been described as 'strange', mostly because it creates its own world- one that isn't easily categorised.

The album's title refers to the haze of a poem's intended meaning being abstractly fleeting and barely graspable. Glistening threads of understanding still touch us - the poetry becoming intimately personal, and no further literal explanation is needed.

"I find pleasure in music as a language that nudges and hints. There's a potential that lives in things left unsaid... meanings drifting in and out of focus... hovering like spirits. It's a romantic and earnest album... of yearning for lost places and people, while still looking out at the world with tenderness and humour".

Faten Kanaan

Afterpoem

Fire Records
Album artwork for Afterpoem by Faten Kanaan
LP

$32.99

Clear Vinyl

Includes download code
Released 02/24/2023Catalog Number

LP-FIRE-677C

Album artwork for Afterpoem by Faten Kanaan
CD

$16.99

Released 02/24/2023Catalog Number

CD-FIRE-677

Faten Kanaan

Afterpoem

Fire Records
Album artwork for Afterpoem by Faten Kanaan
LP

$32.99

Clear Vinyl

Includes download code
Released 02/24/2023Catalog Number

LP-FIRE-677C

Album artwork for Afterpoem by Faten Kanaan
CD

$16.99

Released 02/24/2023Catalog Number

CD-FIRE-677

Faten Kanaan's fifth LP Afterpoem is a mysterious, smudgy, bittersweet, and uniquely playful album. Deeply melodic, it continues her poignant exploration of counterpoint as a narrative tool.

From the repetitive structures of modern minimalism and early music/baroque influences - to more languid textural ebbs & tides, there's a warmth in her use of electronic instruments that gives the album a curiously timeless feel. Composing intuitively, her music has often been described as 'strange', mostly because it creates its own world- one that isn't easily categorised.

The album's title refers to the haze of a poem's intended meaning being abstractly fleeting and barely graspable. Glistening threads of understanding still touch us - the poetry becoming intimately personal, and no further literal explanation is needed.

"I find pleasure in music as a language that nudges and hints. There's a potential that lives in things left unsaid... meanings drifting in and out of focus... hovering like spirits. It's a romantic and earnest album... of yearning for lost places and people, while still looking out at the world with tenderness and humour".