Pond’s Nicholas Allbrook proclaims new solo album with lead lower “Jackie”

“Jackie” is the primary outing from Allbrook’s forthcoming album, and follows his January observe “If I Hadn’t Met Feefee Brown”, which was launched on Bandcamp to lift funds for the Kimberley Flood Aid. The brand new tune lands with a Alex Haygarth-directed video.

“This tune is about my good friend (whose identify isn’t Jackie) who died in 2021,” Allbrook explains. “She was unbelievable and the information left me with acquainted emotions of guilt and remorse and ‘why didn’t I do extra or know higher’. I don’t often get hit with artistic bolts whereas working, however by the canal as soon as in London I used to be struck with the hopeful picture of her rowing away from the earth that had been so hurtful and laborious, on a black lake surrounded by stars, lastly discovering peace and silence. It felt good to consider loss of life like that, bathed in pale silver gentle somewhat than simply chilly. I bought plenty of instrumental assist from Nathaniel Hoho, who bizarrely and brilliantly put within the nature documentary voice in regards to the large panda which ought to by no means work however in some way does.”

Allbrook’s new solo album is titled Manganese, and can observe his 2019 album Wabi sabi bruto bruta, and Pond’s 2021 album 9. The brand new full-length is produced by Allbrook and HOKO (Nathaniel Hoho).


  1. Commodore
  2. Babbel
  3. Manganese
  4. Jackie
  5. The Limitless Jetty
  6. Vale the Chord
  7. Mazda
  8. Spherical Around the Moon and All
  9. The Evening Earlier than You Flew