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LISTEN: Charlotte Church - I Can Dream
Laurie Tuffrey , July 15th, 2013 06:44

Preview of Church's forthcoming EP THREE

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Photograph courtesy of Kirsten McTernan

Charlotte Church is continuing her series of five EPs with THREE, out on August 26 through her own Alligator Wine Records label. Last time we talked to her, she was listening to Trans Am and Disco Inferno and channelling the earth-shaking electronics of Fuck Buttons, and when we received her new record last week, it turns out that, along with her band and producer Gethin John, Church has been taking spacey R&B and then blazing off on proggy tangents.

As a case in point, we've excited to post a first play of THREE's 'I Can Dream', which begins with a pulsing bass line and glacial washes of synth and guitar, before ripping into a fretboard-mangling wig out, flicking back to quiet storm massed-up vocal harmonies and then does the whole thing again. How does it all sound together? Fucking ace - listen below:

Chuch is playing a run of dates following the EP's release; have a look below and head over to her website to get tickets:

SEPTEMBER
Thu 19 – Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton
Fri 20 – Leadmill, Sheffield
Sun 22 – Oran Mor, Glasgow
Mon 23 – Academy 3, Manchester
Tue 24 – Scala, London

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Rab
Jul 15, 2013 11:30am

This is exactly why I love tQ.

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Flaps
Jul 15, 2013 12:22pm

This is exactly why I hate tQ.

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Jason
Jul 15, 2013 1:05pm

not ashamed to say, I think I'm going to head off to the Leadmill to watch.
The first two EPs were quality pop, intergrating elements of so many different genres that I love.
i think she's doing a great job.

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Jul 15, 2013 2:09pm

Wow. This is great.

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Buddug
Jul 15, 2013 3:58pm

Love, love, love it!

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Jul 28, 2013 7:24pm

What a rotter - The higher notes are just not being hit at the right pitch.

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