There’s an enticing swirl of hypnotic instrumentation present on Human – a disjointed snare punctuation, understated guitar pulses and a subtle orchestral build. The cries of “despite everything / I’m still human” skirt between a razor’s edge of fragility and empowerment, eventually surrendering with the final line which is best enjoyed spoiler-free.

 

BY LACHLAN KANONIUK (follow Lachlan on Twitter)

 

Human is out now on 4AD

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