Sara Rachele is gearing up to release her new full-length LP, April Fool, on November 17th. April Fool is a nine track collection of atmospheric indie-Americana songs propelled by sparse instrumentation, keeping the focus on Rachele’s haunting Southern croon. Sprinkled throughout the album, Rachele presents original renditions of classic standards including a dreamy cover of The Beatles’ “If I Fell,” and a Phil Spector-meets-Hank Williams-esque cover of John Lilly’s “April Fool.”
“After getting illegally evicted from the East Village in New York, I didn’t really know what to do,” says Rachele, “So, I went to Nashville, and called my friend Johnny Duke.” In an effortless pairing, the two created a basic partnership—two young souls paired in a dark room with a tape machine and a set of songs, meeting briefly over the course of a few weeks to laugh, cry, meander, and record a stripped-down collection live, together, and simply.
Glide is delighted to premiere “We Will Meet Again” a smoky number with a riveting pulse that creates an aura of a roadside bar where the drink of choice plays therapist. Rachele sports a voice that can peel paint, grabbing one with the modern flair of Beach House and the timeless quality of Neko Case. “We Will Meet Again” demands repeat listens that open up to the various themes of the track that Rachele explains in further detail below… READ MORE