“Avocado Chip is a place; a state of mind; a dark vision of villains and political axe-wielders, Stepford wives, husbands, sons and daughters; con men and women; evil deeds and all manner of shenanigans, fully realised with consummate poetic vision and gloriously melodic panache.”
This is how Ben Sommers explains Avocado Chip, his latest endeavor into a dark world he calls Starving Jane. Acting as the narrator Sommers tells the stories of Oculus Una and Old Tall Sam amidst cabaret accordions and droning electronics. The orchestrations are sweeping and give deeper emotion to themes that are already full of tension. While listening you can close your eyes and imagine the album being played out on a stage with fantastically devilish and conniving characters bringing the story to life.
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