£18.99 – LP
If Cat’s Eyes self-titled debut was grown in the dark, then Treasure House, their second, is born in light. If the nocturnal interiors of Cat’s Eyes were a cult flick viewed in smudgy black and white on cathode ray, then Treasure House takes everything into the great outdoors and shoots it in Technicolor on wide silver-screen; an old school blockbuster, of the kind they no longer make.
This is the third album by Rachel Zeffira & Faris Badwan, previous albums include Cat’s Eyes self-titled 2011 debut & last year’s European Film Award awarding wining soundtrack to Peter Strickland’s film, ‘The Duke of Burgundy’.
“Lead single ‘Chameleon Queen’ is a gloriously cinematicand wistful neoclassical goodbye to a demised relationship, coupling resigned stoicism in Badwan’s steady downbeat vocals (I don’t care about you anymore), and spectral operatics from the classically trained Zeffira, with arpeggiating organ and brass”