Tomberlin’s “Happy Accident” Showcases Fuzzy Force And Sentimental Intensity
Singer-songwriter Sarah Beth Tomberlinhas recently announced her sophomore album i don’t know who needs to hear this… (arriving on April 29 via Saddle Creek) and it turns out her recent happy accident is a charged and grungy affair will likely find more than a few needy pair of ears, predicting the artist’s way out of her lo-fi folk closet. Echoing vibes of fellow women in folk-rock such as Julien Baker or Lucy Dacus, the piece comes off as a lament (“what’s the point of this / if i know how it ends”) and is met with a strong presence of fuzzy electric guitars and yet sparks a compassionate tone, not to speak of the wonderful harmonious touch of the intuitive song structure. “The theme of the new record,”Tomberlin explains, “is to examine, hold space, make an altar for the feelings”. Catch your chance to get a peek into the thing right here and stay tuned for more.