It’s not the typical story, for us to find a band being so vital with their fifth album. Thankfully for us, Belfast’s And So I Watch You From Afar never got that memo. The Endless Shimmering is filled with ambition, vigour, and a true desire of the band to push their limits to new heights. It’s almost hilarious to think such a beautifully harsh sounding album was made under the most relaxed circumstances, in a cosy studio in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

For the latest edition of the 405 Exchange podcast, Ken Grand-Pierre spoke to And So I Watch You From Afar's Niall Kennedy about changing the songwriting process, decamping in Pawtucket, Rhode Island for the album, narratives, and what Belfast means to the band. Check out their conversation below along with a stream of The Endless Shimmering.

“We collectively agreed on making sure that people could build their own narratives about these songs.”

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