“Call Across Rooms”

Photo by Alicia J Rose

“The song is on one level very plain and literal, about a letter I wrote for someone I loved and could not get along with,” Liz Harris says of the lead single from her latest Grouper album, Ruins. “On a more subconscious, poetic level, it is a letter to myself, as aspiration to love better.”

It’s also one of the most minimal Grouper tracks we’ve ever heard, free of gauzy effects and soft-focused on nothing but a few lonesome piano lines and a plaintive plea that holds onto hope like someone who’s a couple branches away from falling off a cliff. Have a listen down below (via Vogue), and look out for the rest of the record on October 31st through Kranky…