If you had to think of an animal that describes The Joy Formidable, you’d probably think of a Phoenix. Though it’s only marginally appropriate, because even though they’ve nearly burned themselves, the fire has never truly gone out. They’ve also never been consumed by their adversary, rather the exact opposite; they’ve made it into their weapon. That weapon being their lushly colorful fourth album, AAARTH, out on September 28th. On this episode of the podcast, Ken Grand-Pierre catches up with Ritzy Bryan and Rhydian Dafydd to discuss how AAARTH came to be.

“It feels really good being able to see things in colour again.”

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