Flock of Dimes Drops New EP Like So Much Desire

The surprise release marks the multi-instrumentalist's new signing to Sub Pop Records.
Posted: 23 June 2020 Words: John Bell Photos: Graham Tolbert

Jenn Wasner has revealed a whole new EP under her solo moniker Flock of Dimes, Like So Much Desire – her first release on Sub Pop Records. Also known for her work in Wye Oak, Wasner gained critical praise for her Flock of Dimes debut record If You See Me, Say Yes back in 2016. 

Recorded in isolation, the new five-track EP features many of the characteristics from the debut, from the shimmering textures of the title track to the fluttering vocal harmonies of 'Again (For the First Time)' – albeit with an understated, slow-burning edge. 

Reportedly Wasner's most personal release yet, the EP focuses on "The inseparable nature of desire and grief." Perhaps a nod to the past three month, the liner notes feature a quote from French philosopher and activist Simone Weil: "Let us love this distance, which is thoroughly woven with friendship, since those who do not love each other are not separated."

Like So Much Desire is a rich and definitive solo return for the artist who has previously collaborated with much of the contemporary music sphere, from Bon Iver to Sylvan Esso

Flock of Dimes will play a streamed performance via NoonChorus on Tuesday 30th June at midnight BST. 

Like So Much Desire is out now on Sub Pop. Click here to listen to more Flock of Dimes. 

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