Glove Compartment – The Art of Pretending


Title: The Art of Pretending
Artist: Glove Compartment
Standout Track: Caroline
Release: February 2019
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The new project from one half of the Candle Thieves is the exquisitely intimate and immersive Glove Compartment.

While each track has its own reason for standing out, I particularly want to highlight two tracks from this album that really stick out for me. Firstly, Caroline. Caroline is that marvellously petty break up song you really want while you lick clean your wounds. Perfect to sing spitefully into your hairbrush while plotting that sweet sweet revenge. The lyrics really make this track to stand out, painting some gruesomely wonderful images. ‘Put my head inside a guillotine, bury me alive in asbestos’ are two chorus lines that particularly stand out. Continue reading “Glove Compartment – The Art of Pretending”