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Soft, simple, pretty and utterly heartbreaking
on October 27, 2012
According to lead vocalist Becky Stark, the title of Lavender Diamond's 2012 album "Incorruptable Heart" was inspired by the concept of a heart that cannot be broken. It is, then, somewhat ironic that its first single would be the wistfully yearning song "Everybody's Heart's Breaking Now".
Although it begins with a sense of stark minimalism, the piece slowly adds layers of electronics and studio effects until a thick wall of sound emerges. No sooner than the arrangement truly "fills out", however, its short running time of 3:36 has already transpired. Perhaps that's the real heartbreak of this song!
You may remember Stark from her performance on The Decemberists "The Hazards of Love" concept album. Incorruptable heart was produced by Damian Kulash (of OK Go fame).