Swooning shoegaze rock from Brooklyn – Here Comes The Flood
Dead Leaf Echo releases “Truth” on October 12th 2010 on 2&1 Records. It was mixed by Legendary 4AD producer John Fryer (NIN, Depeche Mode, Cocteau Twins) and features 7 brand new songs.
A 7” Vinyl of “Half-Truth” will be released in October on Custom Made Music featuring an unreleased B-Side.
Dead Leaf Echo’s 2nd EP was released in March 2008 on Year of the Gallon Records. Featuring their title track “Pale Fire” mixed by Ulrich Schnauss. – Last.fm
Get Their Track: Warm Body
Download The Entire Compilation: Bandcamp | I Heart Noise
LG (DLE) on “Warm Body”:
When you look to the film of Warm Body you can see the answer that you seek.
The image is of a ghost.
The lyrics “She was a warm body, she was a warm body to know.”
A former lover is now gone, nothing but an idea immortalized on film.
Our 1st two albums are concept albums bases around 2 of Nabokov’s books “Lolita” and “Pale Fire”. Stories seen through the eyes of the characters.
Humbert Humbert (The main character from the novel “Lolita”) looks back on his former child lover towards the end of the novel in remembrance of her as she has now grown into a woman and is pregnant with a child of her
own. She is now gone to him.
Back to the film – You see the sexuality, the warmth of her smile and childlike playfulness as the waves knock her around. But in the end the frames slow the singer moans the lyric over and over of “warm body” and she is
nothing more than a memory.
Faint Violet Whiff CD (Year Of The Gallon, 2006)
Pale Fire CD (Year Of The Gallon, 2008)
Truth EP CD / CDr (Self-Released, 2009 / 2&1 Records, 2010) (Review)
Half-Truth 7″ (Custom Made Music, 2010)
“Pale Fire (Ulrich Schnauss Mix)” on Self-Storage Recordings Compilation Volume 1 (Self-Storage, 2008)
“Pale Fire” on Jesus In Space (Killredrocketrecords) – Free compilation. Other tracks by Ceremony, Bloody Knives, Crash City Saints, Sixteen Deluxe, Me You Us Them, Panda Riot and more.
Warm Body – from Pale Fire
Further Info: Official Site / MySpace / Last.fm
Reviews/Mentions: ZME Music | Stereo Subversion | Sentimentalist | Leonard’s Lair