Mothers – Too Small For Eyes

Athens-based Mothers started as solo-project of visual artist Kristine Leschper (while she studied printmaking at the Lamar Dodd School of Art) but quickly turned into a real four-piece band which have recently achieved unanimous praises from NME, BBC Radio 1 and Stereogum. Too Small For Eyes is their debut single and it takes everything from Leschper’s earliest musical influences (Sufjan Stevens, Joanna Newsom, The Microphones). Completely composed on mandolin, the song links minimal dark-folk melodies with an awesome use of string arrangements that wrap Leschper’s tremble/delicate vocals, giving the song a huge level of emotional intensity.

Too Small For Eyes serves as the opener of Mothers’ forthcoming LP When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired. Listen below.

When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired will be out on February 26th 2016 via Grand Jury Music in the U.S. and Wichita Recordings in the U.K. This is the tracklist:

1. Too Small For Eyes
2. It Hurts Until It Doesn’t
3. Copper Mines
4. Nesting Behavior
5. Lockjaw
6. Blood-Letting
7. Burden of Proof
8. Hold Your Own Hand