Life is full of happy accidents.
Rising London songwriter Westerman clearly believes this, too. The rising artist recently overheard his sister mis-pronounce the word 'misanthrope', and this sparked all manner of fresh ideas.
'Misantropé' was born. The tender folk balladry is matched to that cutting voice, while the lyrical interplay is wrapped around a clear love for words.
The production, though, is quite distinct. Westerman caught the attention of DEEK Recordings founder Bullion, and his rhythmic glitches underpin the dextrous songwriting.
An unusual yet wholly evocative document, 'Misantropé' is something pretty special. Check it out now.