Vetiver: To Find Me Gone

Two years on from Vetiver s debut album, To Find Me Gone opens with the aptly titled Been So Long, a brooding campfire folksong underpinned by slow, intense drums then later lifted by otherworldly guitar and flute. Excepting one arresting, jagged guitar s

Two years on from Vetiver's debut album, To Find Me Gone opens with the aptly titled Been So Long, a brooding campfire folksong underpinned by slow, intense drums then later lifted by otherworldly guitar and flute.

Excepting one arresting, jagged guitar solo, it leads a crafted, expansive yet intimate clutch of classic gems, sounding as if main man Andy Cabic has found them lying gleaming in the road, a treasured heirloom waiting to be loved again.

As band member of modern wyrd-folk prodigy Devendra Banhart and folk's comeback queen Vashti Bunyan, Cabic barely had an excuse for producing anything less than contemplative classics. Thankfully, he doesn't need one. 4/5

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter