Mug Museum

Album: Mug Museum (2013)
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  • Welsh singer-songwriter Cate Le Bon's third album was inspired by the death of her maternal grandmother. She explained to Foam magazine: "It's not a morbid record about bereavement, it's about how when someone who's at the top of a long chain goes and there's a shift in roles, particularly the female roles of the family. It was just an interesting and weird time mulling over these changes and re-evaluating where you fit in and trying to realize what the responsibilities of your different roles are now. I think when you start rationing certain relationships, you can't help it getting instilled into other areas of your life, like friendship and whatnot."
  • Le Bon told Foam magazine that a Mug Museum is, "an imaginary place where you go to mull over these things and where you go to steady your relationships with people."

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