Ranging in genre from lush pop-rock ballads, to gritty
uptempo electric folk, the album is a thematic exploration
of world-wariness, and isolation, with a glimmer of practical
optimism. Marriott’s vocals run the gamut from lamenting
croons, to womanly, sustained declarations. Her keyboard
work lays down a solid foundation of arpeggios, and a bed
of harmony for her backing band to amplify and highlight.
Crunchy guitars combine with imaginative and melodic
bass lines, rich brass, and a supportive, classic kit backbone.
Simultaneously released with the album is Marriott’s
“The Moment Before” music video, in grainy, raw, black and
white, examining the sometimes fine line between temptation