Album Reviews

Jane Eyre: With Our Thoughts We Make The World

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre is the emotionally-charged, psychedelic pop outfit fronted by Jesse Rifkin, former leader of The Wailing Wall. This new project has been brewing for a while now, with “Home Alone 2: Lost In New York” dropped a few years back. The band has finally released their debut full-length, With Our Thoughts We Make The World.

Featuring seven songs clocking in at just over 40 minutes, Jane Eyre’s debut is a blend of heart-felt subtle pop melodies that explode into wild guitar solos and rock-infused feedback. Opening track “Hazel Motes 1” is a perfect example, ending in a haze of ferocity before dropping into the soft instrumental beginnings of “Hazel Motes 2”.

The album flows nicely, up and down, from melody-heavy tracks to ones more focused on progressive swells of intense creativity. For those who were sad to see The Wailing Wall go, Jane Eyre is a more than suitable replacement. Like its predecessor, Jane Eyre breaks the standard within its respective genres, fulfilling a unique place in psychedelic pop.

Listen to “Home Alone 2: Lost In New York” and watch the band perform on BTR below. With Our Thoughts We Make The World is out now and available digitally and on vinyl via Jane Eyre’s bandcamp page.

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