Following on from the release of their single of the name, Wellington New Zealand based psyche-rock trio Mermaidens has released their debut album Undergrowth.

Eight songs long, Undergrowth builds on the potential their single releases and live performances have suggested over the last three years. As guitarist/singer Gussie Larkin's shimmering guitar notes and powerful riffs floating across bassist/singer Lily West and drummer Abe Hollingsworth's muscular rhythm section, their translucently-toned songs - lyrical meditations on nature (the bush and the sea) as metaphors for situations and relationships - ripple with atmospherics drawn from gothic folk and garage rock. Dove-tailing together in an aesthetic as brutally powerful as it is nostalgic and evocative, Undergrowth makes it easy to understand why, in recent months, they've shared stages with Death Cab for Cutie and Sleater-Kinney.

You can stream/purchase Undergrowth over on their bandcamp page. Limited edition cassette tapes copies will be available soon as well.