Kane Strang

Two Hearts and No Brain

Label Dead Oceans Genre Oz & NZ Cat no. doc126cass

£6.99

Label Dead Oceans Genre Oz & NZ Cat no. doc126lp

Black Vinyl with Download.

£19.99

Label Dead Oceans Genre Oz & NZ Cat no. doc126lp-c1

Limited Red Vinyl with Download.

£19.99

Label Dead Oceans Genre Oz & NZ Cat no. doc126cd

£10.99

A winning blend of careful precision and mercurial abandon, Kane Strang's new album Two Hearts and No Brain is constantly surprising. With a penchant for melodic earworms to rival those of the world's best pop songwriters, the New Zealand artist's glittering hooks twist and turn in perfect synch with meticulous band arrangements. Hints of 60s pop (NB: Zombies, Stooges) and early 00's alt-rock (Interpol, Elliott Smith) shine through; but there's a contemporary crunch, sheen and bald lyrical tone to Strang's sound that places him firmly in the here and now. Strang's proclivity for writing smart, anthemic guitar pop shines brightest now that he has moved away from the bedroom and into the studio. Showcasing his new collaborative approach to recording and writing with his band, the four-piece twists Strang's melodies upside down and pushes his hooks inside out. Two Hearts and No Brain proves emotive and playfully laced with a tongue-in-cheek nostalgia - timelessly old and new in the same breath.

LP - Black Vinyl with Download.

LP+ - Limited Red Vinyl with Download.