The House at Sea

Amor de Dias

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MRG467 | Release Date 2013

Amor de Días, the long-term collaboration between Alasdair MacLean (The Clientele) and Lupe Núñez-Fernández (Pipas), will release their sophomore album The House at Sea on January 29, 2013.

While their debut album Street of the Love of Days took three years to make, The House at Sea was recorded and mixed in only nine days. The fast pace of the sessions resulted in a rawer, more urgent album, featuring a rhythm section of James Hornsey and Howard Monk, both formerly of The Clientele.

The House at Sea is a snapshot of a year’s songs written in London and Madrid. There are pop songs, delirious dream accounts, strange lyrical puzzles, and stories from the city and the suburbs. The theme of the sea threads its way throughout the record along with a gentle sense of drifting and departure, of being lost, of saudade—a sadness at lost things.

Track/Song Title Duration Price MP3 Track
Play Voice in the Rose 03:33 $0.99 Buy
Play In the Winter Sun 02:36 $0.99 Buy
Play The House at Sea 04:33 $0.99 Buy
Play Day 03:32 $0.99 Buy
Play Jean's Waving 03:03 $0.99 Buy
Play Hampshire Lullaby 02:58 $0.99 Buy
Play Viento del Mar 03:53 $0.99 Buy
Play The Sunlit Estate 02:30 $0.99 Buy
Play Piedras Rotas 03:32 $0.99 Buy
Play Same Old Night 03:14 $0.99 Buy
Play Under the Glass 02:49 $0.99 Buy
Play Maureen 05:37 $0.99 Buy

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