Patrick Watson
Better in the Shade

Patrick Watson - Better in The Shade album cover

Genre: Chamber pop
Sound: Delicate falsetto vocals over dreamy pianos and gentle percussion
If you like: Agnes Obel, Sigur Rós, Basia Bulat
Why you should listen: This French-Canadian artist is hard to define because he blends genres so beautifully. On his seventh full-length album, the Polaris Prize winner combines haunting piano compositions with subtle electronic soundbites. A perfect addition to your Dark Academia playlist.
Best track: Height of the Feeling

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