Bon Voyage, the expansive new album from Melody’s Echo Chamber (aka Melody Prochet) lands on our shores on June 15th.
Having previously shared “Breathe In, Breathe Out“, Prochet is pleased to unveil perhaps the wildest track from the album, “Desert Horse“. A lysergic sound event that’s sparse one moment and frantic the next, juxtaposing backward looping and vocoders with acoustic instrumentation and arabesque ululations, “this track was a monster,” remarks Melody. “It’s the most sculptural and mad I guess. It embodies my difficult life journey these last few years through my own personal desert of heartaches, thirst, mirages, moving sands, disillusionment and of becoming an adult woman in a mad world. It’s a little punk to me somehow.“
Bon Voyage is a collaborative record between Prochet and Dungen‘s Reine Fiske and The Amazing‘s Fredrik Swahn with Melody sculpting and producing the sessions as well as encouraging the players around her to experiment, often with instruments that might be less familiar to them. It also features special guests Gustav Esjtes and Johan Holmegaard (both from Dungen) and Nicholas Allbrook (Pond).