Learn to Grieve On The Royal Parks New LP, Suburb Home


Originally appeared on Grimy Goods

Hidden in the niche of bedroom folk pop is a new Australian outfit, The Royal Parks, who have just released their debut album, Suburb Home. The group is from Melbourne, which is also home to the national park that doubles as their namesake. The band explains that they chose this moniker because of its connection to Melbourne’s indigenous population, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation; they state plainly in a press release: “We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land where we live and make music.” Their new record doesn’t deal explicitly with appropriation or marginalization, but it does reflect their interpersonal relationships individually and as a whole, and makes for a beautiful listen on a cloudy day.

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