Rose Windows broke up but new album coming on Sub Pop in May (stream two tracks)
Rose Windows' new self-titled album will be out May 4. Unfortunately, the Seattle psych band broke up last month, as they announced on their Facebook:
Sometimes in life we come across pure beauty - an experience that moves us towards a sense of hope; a complete respect for the purity and love that life can offer. It's an experience of this nature that pushes us to create and make the most of what we feel we can offer and share with others. But sometimes it's not enough. As hard as we try, the creation and experience are meant to end. So sometimes we have to let go. Sometimes we have to learn to walk away instead of holding on. We've held on for a long while but the time has come for release. Rose Windows will no longer be moving forward. For the health of the band and the health of each individual member we have to let go. Although this might seem abrupt know that this does not come easy for any of us. We are all heart broken; we are all grieving. But still we have to let go. The music we've created will always be close to us and remind us of all the beauty and love the world has to offer. We only hope that it will continue to do the same for all of you.
We love you all.
Well that's a bummer. Sub Pop band Obits also recently called it quits. Meanwhile, you listen to Rose Windows' "Stripmall Babylon" and "Glory Glory" from the new album album below.