Nick Murphy, formerly known as Chet Faker, has released his new album Run Fast Sleep Naked. The album was made over four years of living a nomadic lifestyle, traveling the world for shows and inspiration. He made music in various places like his New York apartment, a Tokyo studio, his grandmother’s living room and a rental in New Zealand.
The first thing you notice on this album is Murphy’s voice that has been a constant over his musical evolution from Chet Faker to Nick Murphy. He doesn’t just use the yearning, soulful voice, but imbues some other vocal patterns with Americana on “Henry Takes Drugs On The Weekend” or the wailing grungy feeling on “Sunlight.”
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