Surrender

Album: Familiars (2014)
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  • Featuring the couplet, "To find the peace within the calm at where we're standing, We have to make our history less commanding," this song is the album's emotional core. Antlers multi-instrumentalist Darby Cicci tells London In Stereo: "It's the climax: the final acceptance of the turmoil that's been going on throughout the record."

    Vocalist Peter Silberman elaborates, "Without that song, I don't know that I would feel this record is accomplishing what it set out to do. It begins in a place of feeling estranged from yourself and, in the course of traveling back through memory, there's a return to an original, innocent state of mind. It was really important to me that it had that happy ending, arriving in a place of safety." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Bertrand - Paris, France

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