It's common hyperbole to boast of a songwriter's newfound "maturity" with each new album, as if it were a hallmark of perfection. With Southerly's third full length Youth, Portland, OR's dark-pop auteur Krist Krueger takes on the very notion of earned perspective through age & experience. Youth itself is a poignant exploration of life's varying stages of uncertainty and self-deception. Likewise, musically it explores shades of song structure with equal measures of childlike wonder and nuanced pop expertise.
released September 20, 2011
All instruments performed by Krist Krueger except; Eli Savage (auxiliary keys), Cory Grey (trumpet), Sarah Saturday (additional backing vocal accompaniment).