Accalimed indie-folk quartet Darlingside release the exquisitely wistful song "Darkening Hour" from their upcoming album Everything Is Alive (out July 28th via Thirty Tigers). "Darkening Hour" encapsulates the essence of Everything Is Alive, one of greater despair and frustration which much be confronted before redemption can eventually occur. Listen to "Darkening Hour" HERE and via DSPs HERE.


Everything Is Alive, Darlingside’s fourth LP, marks a subtle but remarkable departure for the Boston-based quartet NPR once described as “exquisitely arranged, literary minded, baroque folk-pop.” While the album retains much of the lushness and sophistication of Extralife (2018) and Fish Pond Fish (2020), the band’s latest work decisively exposes and differentiates the individual voices of the four songwriters—a daring reinvention for a group known for ubiquitous vocal harmonies.


Genre-defying quartet Darlingside has announced a new EP Look Up & Fly Away, set for release on February 22nd. Comprised of five songs selected from a handful of outtakes from the band’s acclaimed 2018 album Extralife, the EP continues to spotlight Darlingside’s seamless harmonies, unique skill as multi-instrumentalists, and intricate songwriting. While the two releases differ in lyrical content, they share similar thematic undertones, exploring the different stages of life and ultimately, the concept of death.

Acclaimed alt-folk quartet Darlingside will perform at Bluebird Theater on March 17 in support of their anticipated new album Extralife, which releases February 23 via More Doug Records/Thirty Tigers. Lyrically and musically, Darlingside moves forward on their latest effort, as they create an ambient, dreamlike atmosphere with their seamless vocals and masterful instrumentation.

Acclaimed alt-folk quartet Darlingside announces the February 23rd release of their anticipated new album Extralife (More Doug Records/Thirty Tigers), and a March/April tour (See Dates Below). Extralife is the follow up to the band’s 2015 breakthrough, the highly praised Birds Say. Where Birds Say was steeped in childhood nostalgia and the loss of innocence, Extralife finds Darlingside looking to the future, mourning the loss of our world with an almost post-apocalyptic view.

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