by Andrew Sacher


London trio Daughter follow their 2013 debut If You Leave today with Not To Disappear on Glassnote/4AD. They recorded with producer Nicolas Vernhes (Deerhunter, War On Drugs, Animal Collective) in Brooklyn, and it's a very pretty sounding album. Almost the entire thing is slow and minimally arranged, but the album's real strong point is its lyrics. Singer/guitarist Elena Tonra sounds like she wrote it during a sad time in her own life, and it's the kind of thing you'll want to hear when you're wallowing in your own sadness too. Perfect listening for those dimly lit, post-midnight nights alone in your bedroom. Her words are deeply personal -- take "No Care," which would stand out anyway for being the album's only consistently fast song, but it's also one of the most devastating ("Oh, there has only been one time where we fucked / And I felt like a bad memory, like my spine was a reminder of her"). Listen to the album below.

Daughter have a number of European and North American dates coming up, including Northeast stops in Philly, Boston and DC, but unfortunately not NYC. All dates are listed below...


Daughter -- 2016 Tour Dates
15th - Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK
16th - Academy, Oxford, UK
17th - Dome, Brighton, UK
18th - Pyramids, Portsmouth, UK
20th - Institute, Birmingham, UK
21st - Albert Hall, Manchester, UK
22nd - Academy, Liverpool, UK
23rd - Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, UK
25th - Academy, Newcastle, UK
26th - Beckett University, Leeds, UK
27th - Rock City, Nottingham, UK
28th - The Forum, London, UK
30th - Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France
31st - Live Music Hall, Cologne, Germany
1st - Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands
3rd - Gruenspan, Hamburg, Germany
4th - Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark
5th - Debaser Medis, Stockholm, Sweden
7th - Huxleys, Berlin, Germany
8th - Technikum Munich, Germany
9th - Kaufleuten, Zurich, Switzerland
10th - AB, Brussels, Belgium
3rd - Union Transfer, Philadelphia PA, US
4th - Somerville Theatre, Boston MA, US
5th - Corona Theatre, Montreal QC, Canada
7th - Danforth Music Hall, Toronto ON, Canada
8th - Danforth Music Hall, Toronto ON, Canada
9th - Calvin College, Grand Rapids MI, US
11th - Metro, Chicago IL, US
12th - First Avenue, Minneapolis MN, US
13th - Granada Theatre, Lawrence KS, US
15th - Ogden Theatre, Denver CO, US
16th - The Depot, Salt Lake UT, US
18th - Vogue Theatre, Vancouver BC, Canada
19th - The Showbox, Seattle WA, US
20th - Wonder Ballroom, Portland OR, US
22nd - Fillmore, San Francisco CA, US
24th - Belly Up, San Diego CA, US
25th - Ace Theatre, Los Angeles CA, US
28th - Mohawk, Austin TX, US
29th - Trees, Dallas TX, US
30th - Numbers, Houston TX, US
1st - Terminal West, Atlanta GA, US
2nd - Cat's Cradle, Carrboro NC, US
3rd - Newport Music Hall, Columbus OH, US
6th - 9:30 Club, Washington DC, US

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