Premiere: Listen to When January Comes, a beautiful cut from Greta Stanley's debut album
Full Grown is due for release on Friday 27 October.
After a jam-packed couple of years since releasing her debut EP Bedroom City, Greta Stanley is ready to ramp things up further with the release of her debut album, Full Grown. Produced by The Middle East's Mark Myers, we're incredibly honoured to share the first cut from it - When January Comes - a lush piece of swelling indie-folk that'll grab your little heart strings and pluck them ferociously from the outset. The track is about Stanley's experience growing up in Far North QLD, and the influence of weather on people in the region: "Summer in far north QLD, a heat that swallows you… I wrote this song watching people around me change through the seasons, the crystal-clear waterfalls, and the backyards of friend’s houses, the company you keep and that bittersweet holiday heat. As much as we complain there is some kinda special feeling around that time of year up here that I can’t quite explain."
Indeed, Full Grown is shaping up to be a love letter to a young life already well lived: "This LP is a collection of my recollections of times spent here so far, drawn from my personal experiences and also the outside ones I’ve been witness to – a mix of high school memories, hometowns and their hold on you, the suffocating summers in far north QLD - the bone breaking winter of VIC, dealing with the waves that are sure to always change the course of life - understanding that people will come and go and come and go again, and all that is certain is right now."
We can't wait to hear more, but until then, please enjoy When January Comes below, and catch her live at The Grass Is Greener Festival in Mackay this Saturday, or Grampians Music Festival in Falls Gap, Victoria, Feburary 2018.
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