Pendulum Swing

Out now on all formats, Vinyl/CD/digital/streaming services via Talitres Records. Click here to order.

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Response to the album:

    • Pendulum Swing already ranks among the great records, not only of the past year, but of the current decade.” Indie Rock
    • “This is a great pop record” Steve Lamacq, BBC 6Music
    • “Beautiful and hypnotic” Tom Robinson, BBC 6 Music
    • “Super catchy, making for a really interesting and sophisticated and splendid new discovery.” Chris Hawkins, BBC 6 Music
    • “A wonderful sound to this record” Bethan Elfyn, BBC Wales
    • “An expertly crafted set of songs. Danny reveals a depth of confessional melancholy and sharp observation” Folk Radio UK
    • “Simultaneously sophisticated, poppy, simple at times, experimental at others” For Folks Sake
    • “Laish have a way with harmony and arrangement that is difficult to resist, and a mastery of phrase which will stay with you.” Dani Charlton, Amazing Radio
    • “A set of emotionally rich and beautiful songs.” Brighton’s Finest
    • “One of the best songwriters of his generation inside and outside of British borders.” 7.5/10Ondarock
    • “The cream of a vaguely neurotic playful pop” 4/4 Telerama
      “Danny Green can produce songs that are lyrically and musically spot-on. Smart, literate and tuneful.” 7/10  Americana UK
    • “A valuable addition from a natural indie-folk talent” Music Won’t Save You
    • “The arrangements of these soulful songs are of exquisite beauty and at the same time clear clarity” Stern
    • “An overwhelming voice of a melancholy angel. A beautiful sound palette. A must for the end of the year.” Concert Co
    • “Exhilarating. Melancholic.” Intro
    • Mescritique
    • “As he continues his path seems all mapped to the most sensitive and deserving ears.” Indeflagration
    • “Danny’s voice carries so much. Pendulum Swing is full of good songs, love of music and experience.” 5/6 GFR
    • “Twelve compositions of remarkable richness” Pinkushion
    • “Green is always of a high standard, with a great capacity to pack choruses airy and very singable” 4/5 Discoclub65
    • “The more Laish release, the more they increase their firepower.” 4/5 Soul Kitchen
    • “A sweet melancholy, one of the best albums of 2016”. Pop is on Fire
    • “This craftsman, the sharp ear and the golden fingers, takes us into his world, captures our attention, we hold our breath, we breathe with it…” Froggy’s Delight
    • “Twelve celestial and malicious ballads. Twelve tracks with beautiful harmonies and arrangements compete with a very British humour and ingenuity.” Ça C’est Culte

Danny Laish speaks: “I could feel myself becoming fossilised in Brighton, hardening into the grooves of my comfortable laziness, so before I became fully set in amber, I dragged myself away and moved to London. Landing in the capital as a single and penniless adult was a harsh slap in the face, a mirror held up to my failure and lack of preparation for any kind of real life outside of music.

I spent a year of gradually learning to love the pace of life in the city and I finally found the nerve to book a real studio and get to work on the album that had been forming during this turbulent period. I was honest with myself about the sounds and the kinds of songs that excite my ears. I wanted to get across a simple truth but for there to be no barriers to the listener.

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