“Of all of the long-awaited debut LPs to come out in 2015, The Silver Lake Chorus’ self-titled full-length has proven to be the most worth getting excited about (It would also make the perfect last-minute Christmas gift for your favorite aunt or cool grandparent.) The — you-guessed-it — Silver Lake outfit – who is, indeed, an actual chorus – first came together in 2010, but their first LP (produced by Ben Lee) just dropped this summer, and it is surely the most sincerely charming thing I’ve heard all year.
The album is comprised of new and rare compositions penned for the group by major musical heavy-hitters, like Inara George and Greg Kurstin (The Bird and the Bee), Aimee Mann, Tegan and Sara, Justin Vernon (Bon Iver), Ben Gibbard (Death Cab For Cutie), and Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd (The Flaming Lips). I recently got a chance to chat with Michael Wells, Music Director of The Silver Lake Chorus, who told me all about how the project has come together. He was also kind enough to give you a playlist of the group’s favorite songs of 2015…” – Izzy Cihak, PHILTHY MAG
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