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Single Premiere: Uma Bloo "Marguerite's Novels"





Single Premiere: Uma Bloo "Marguerite's Novels"

We are proud to be able to premiere the second single, "Marguerite's Novels", from the forthcoming album, Don't Drive Into the Smoke, from Uma Bloo which is due out on March 23rd via Earth Libraries.

Uma Bloo is the twisted dream pop of Molly Madden (guitar, vocals), Mike Altergott (lead guitar/keys), Luke Blanco (bass), and Steven Rutledge (drums).

When asked about this song bassist Luke Blanco had the following to share. "It may just be the name, but it is absolutely not a misnomer. This song is the sonic equivalent of finding a dusty book, unearthing it for the first time in 30 years. You used to love this book and fall into a romantic sense of nostalgia upon reading the opening paragraph. The verses and their staccato instrumentation are reminiscent of a plucked string section, conjuring up images of Victorian times, a time where you could only read the novel by candlelight. The final outro of the song, the most passionate and intense affair on the album, strikes a tear as it falls onto the yellowing pages."

"The death of anything (a body, a relationship, a career, a core belief, etc) is nothing to fear," he continued. "Death isn’t something we fully understand, but at least within the realm of the living endings aren’t anything but a catalyst for transformation."

Photo by Cailey Davern

Published: January 12, 2022 |

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