After a dormant period following the release of the 'Gallery EP' in 2012, Craft Spells' Justin Vallesteros is back with the gorgeously ambitious 'Nausea'. It's Craft Spells' second proper full length LP, and first since 2010's critically acclaimed 'Idle Labor'. Within the first few seconds of lead single 'Breaking the Angle Against the Tide"'we know we're not listening to the same Craft Spells anymore. This is a bold, beautiful and lush new sound emphasizing the songwriting abilities Vallesteros always had. An album highlighted by loads of piano, real strings and acoustic guitar, this change is like the colour coming alive in the Wizard of Oz. The beautiful 'Komorebi' with it's piano chord progression and sorrowful string accompaniment emphasizes this newfound maturity and confidence as a writer that is the next logical step in Craft Spells' career. 'Nausea' could easily have been a record rife with indecision and anxiety. But like the song for which the album is named, Craft Spells was able to turn the chaos and disillusionment into a work that provides ammo against that very thing, with beauty, vision and melody.The CD format comes in a jewelcase with an 'O' card.The LP format includes an MP3 coupon.
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