Brighton-based Night House have released their spellbinding debut album, Everyone Is Watching From A Far via Back in The Woods Records.
Blending electronic beats, orchestral arrangements and lyric-driven song-writing, Night House has a sound that is almost spiritual; beautiful, uplifting ethereal harmonies meld with modern electronica to create a warm, intelligent sound that is reminiscent of Björk and Wild Beasts, with lead singer Nicholas Williams aptly described by Radio Reverb as a “falsetto Tom Waits”.
Drawing from a wide range of influences marrying the electronic work the likes of which James Blake and Radiohead are renowned for, with the folk harmonies of Sufjan Stevens, Joni Mitchell, and Bon Iver, Night House have created a majestic collection of songs. Co-produced and mixed by Dan Brown (Massive Attack, Jerry Williams, Luca), the record was written during a period of family bereavement with the personal lyrics drifting over warm strings and clarinets, where layered vocal harmonies meet icy synthesizers and electronic beats. The unique album features performances from a range of Brighton artists, including the lead vocals and harp of acclaimed songwriter Ellie Ford on “The Roots in the Wires”.
Night House have supported many artists including Ben Howard, Willy Mason, Solomon Grey, Krystle Warren and The Magic Numbers. Road testing the material for Everyone Is Watching From Afar took the band on four European tours, including headline shows upstairs at Ronnie Scot’s Jazz Club as well as sell out home town shows at Brighton’s St Nicholas and Unitarian churches. They’ve performed at many festivals including at The Great Escape, Rhythm Tree, The Isle of Wight and Ynot.
Everyone Is Watching From Afar is out on now via Back in The Woods Records.