The debut LP from Boston's Fiddlehead is out now! Springtime and Blind is an exploration of grief - both introspective and through the insight of others. Following the release of their Out of the Bloom EP on Lockin Out Records, Fiddlehead have created a debut LP that shares an anguishing, relatable story of love and loss through the catharsis of spirited, loud indie rock. Consisting of guitarist Alex Henery (also of Basement), vocalist Patrick Flynn and drummer Shawn Costa (both of Have Heart), they explore musical styles different from their other projects while bringing a familiar energetic and emotional core to the collaboration.
Springtime and Blind stemmed from Flynn's loss of his father. On the album he looks at how his mother coped with the situation - losing her spouse, her center of gravity -and writing the lyrics as an emotional catharsis for both of them. Like the pain his family experienced, “a wild grief so well hidden,” the songs on this album bury the pain of loss beneath punchy, energetic instrumentals.