FEATURE: NARC. Compilation Album #15 – Lovely Assistant – Love Moves In Ordinary Ways | NARC. | Reliably Informed | Music and Creative Arts News for Newcastle and the North East

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As we celebrate our 15th birthday this month, we’re continuing our tradition of giving you, dear Constant Readers, a very special gift in the form of our annual Compilation Albumavailable to download via our Bandcamp page for free!

Here, we focus on the track contributed by Lovely Assistant

The latest single from last year’s eponymous debut, Love Moves
In Ordinary Ways is a gorgeous sample of Lovely Assistant’s understated, harmonised torch song aesthetic.
“I was sitting outside a bar watching a parade of new graduates flooding through Newcastle, and I started thinking about passing on advice,” reveals songwriter Kieran Rafferty. “Rather than inspirational quotes I thought I’d say that life isn’t all romantic gestures and being fabulous – the peace of the everyday is important as well. In the end, though, there was plenty of romance and drama in the song anyway, so what do I know?”


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