August 14, 2022

Our Monitor by Monitor sequence provides artists an area to interrupt down every music off of their latest launch. Right now, Charlie Hickey explores the tracks off of his new album, Nervous At Evening.


Right now (Might twentieth), singer-songwriter Charlie Hickey shares his debut full-length effort Nervous At Evening. Out on Saddest Manufacturing facility and produced by Marshall Vore, the 11-track LP follows his Rely the Stars EP, additionally produced by Vore.

Past gracing the world together with her personal poignant indie-rock masterworks, Phoebe Bridgers’ meteoric, well-deserved success has allowed her to share the highlight together with her mates. Her albums and file label have seemingly develop into collaborative efforts between a close-knit group of similarly-minded, probably depressed artists. Names like Bridgers, Vore, Conor Oberst, Haley Dahl (of Sloppy Jane), MUNA, Christian Lee Houston, and extra commerce off serving to one another discover new methods to make us cry. Fortunately, all of Bridgers’ mates simply so occur to be extremely gifted.

Among the many newest to be spotlighted by Saddest Manufacturing facility is Charlie Hickey, a childhood buddy of Bridgers. However his relationship with different established indie artists in no way undercuts his output, as his debut EP promised and Nervous At Evening confirms, Hickey is a expertise all of his personal. He might share sensibilities and a pension for the existential along with his labelmates, however songs like “Dandelions” showcase Hickey’s distinctive tackle indie music.

The album’s lo-fi, emotional songs element Hickey’s expertise of being caught between adolescence and maturity. Ballads, people songs, and driving indie bangers run by themes of relationships, anger, self-criticism, and love, in the end ending on a considerably hopeful word with the stunning, stripped-back “Planet With Water.”

“It’s a very particular one to me,” Hickey tells Consequence in regards to the observe. “Irrespective of what number of vocoders I placed on my data, I’ll at all times be a man with an acoustic guitar!”

It’s a tumultuous, unsure journey backed by an empathetic soundscape and Hickey’s mates. Certain, followers of Phoebe Bridgers will probably discover rather a lot to like in regards to the file, however Nervous At Evening simply stands by itself as a strong opening assertion for Hickey’s songwriting profession.

Take heed to Nervous At Evening beneath, adopted by Hickey’s perception into every of the album’s songs.


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