credit: CJ Harvey
Lucie Murphy is the mind behind Poise; a New York City-based project known for crafting dexterous melodies and emotionally-charged lyrics alongside propulsive rhythms and playful vocal arrangements. Releasing her self-titled debut EP in 2020, Poise returns with debut album Vestiges: a release that channels devastation into a source of cathartic reprieve, transforming grief, bewilderment and uncertainty into a soundtrack for introspection, collaboration and growth. Sparked by the sudden, unexpected death of her father, it’s an album that feels urgent; where songs are created not just out of sheer curiosity, but out of a deep, unrestricted necessity. Ushering in a lustrous purging of agitation and anxiety, Vestiges prospers with a renewed authority that sees Murphy celebrate life as much as she mourns the loss of it. Here, an artist arrives, on her own terms.
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