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04-10-2015 // Must-Have of the Month: Century Thief - Reverie


Reverie by Century thief was released early September, so this months Must-Have of the Month-pick is is a brand new release and it's a great one!

Century Thief is a Toronto based 6-piece collective with energetic introspective songs. Our instrumentation includes acoustic and electric guitar, keyboard, flute, clarinet, trumpet, bass, cello, drums, and four part harmonies. This is their Bandcamp-description and there's not a lot to add here. This band has written 13 amazingly perfect songs that sound easy and friendly at first, but are more layered than you'd think. Not just the music has a lot more to offer than one might think after a few spins, but also the lyrics and general 'feel' of the songs tend to shift if you spend more time with this record. It all changes for the good of it, because every song gets even better over time.

My personal favorite moment/song (and message) of the record is inclined in the lyrics of Intuition as the band joins together for one short line that sounds althroughout the song: "follow your intuition." The music takes the message to a higher plan and when played in the early morning this message might just get stuck in your head for the entire day. And that's a damn good thing to have and to hold. And by singing this line all day you might even inspire someone to follow their intuition.

Anyways, for now; please follow my intuition and let this beautiful record take you to a place where the sun might not always shine, but the radio is always playing. And the music is always perfect, just like this record. Reverie is 53 minutes on planet heaven.




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