Ben Cooper is nothing if not ambitious.
The Florida-based songwriter commenced an enormous artistic endeavour a decade ago, plotting a trilogy of deeply autobiographical albums under his Radical Face alter ego.
'The Family Tree' trilogy comes to an end later this year, with 'The Family Tree: The Leaves' due to be released on March 25th.
Clash is able to premiere 'Secrets (Cellar Door)' and it's a wonderfully engrossing, strangely deceptive work. Split apart, there aren't a lot of instruments here – guitar, strings, some handclaps – but pieced together the impact is epic, cinematic.
The soft delivery allows an understated intensity to rip through 'Secrets (Cellar Door)', one that lingers long after the track has finished.
Check it out now.