– featured image courtesy of allyssa yohana –
susannah cutler’s output as yours are the only ears has thus far been sparse but affecting; a handful of standalone singles, along with an extended play, can be digested via the project’s bandcamp archives. at the end of last year, cutler released “saturn,” a wondrous single culled from her long-awaited debut album. that debut album now has a title, knock hard, along with a new single, “seeds.”
“seeds” arrives with a music video, directed by allyssa yohana, in tow, its audio and visual components dovetailing to create an acoustic, autumnal environment perfect for exploring a relationship’s end. resonant steel strings and mournful slide guitars converge around cutler’s lead vocal, which is laid bare twice at its most poignant couplet: “the bark around my heart won’t peel off / as my body slowly rots.” with just a few components tastefully arranged for maximum impact, “seeds” is another telling precursor to one of this year’s most-anticipated albums.
knock hard is out may 11th via team love records. watch the music video for “seeds” below.