Secretly Store 3 Dead Oceans 2 Jagjaguwar 1 Secretly Canadian Secretly Society Sign In 0 (0)

Hundred Acres

S. Carey
Release Date: 2018-02-23
Catalog No: JAG311
Label: Jagjaguwar

'Hundred Acres' finds Carey at his most confident, mature, and grounded, writing the strongest songs of his career. At its core, the album is a poetic treatise on what is truly necessary in life, a surprisingly utilitarian art project that underscores the power of enduring. Carey challenges himself and the listener to strive for a near-utopian ideal of returning to a simpler way of life, and loving those around you, to heal personal wounds.

Carey employed a smaller, more focused scale of instrumentation on 'Hundred Acres', centered around guitar, synths, pedal steel, strings, drums and percussion, with his soothing vocals front and center -- more distinct than ever. In effect, the album’s production echoes its underlying message: the beauty in simplicity. Relying on more traditional song structures instead of the Steve Reich-ian repetitions of his past work, a new balance is struck that creates something unique. The result is a collection of poetic yet clear-eyed songs that both stand brightly on their own and tightly weave together to create a powerful album.
read more

Standard formats

CD
$12.99
MP3
$9.99
LP
$17.99
(Black Vinyl)

Member Formats

LP
$18.99
(Blue Haze Vinyl)

Other Stores

you might also like

Back to Top