Miika Grady | Curtains

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Coldplay Depeche Mode The Smashing Pumpkins

Album Links
Miika Grady

More Artists From
United States - NY - New York City

Other Genres You Will Love
Pop: New Wave Rock: Modern Rock Moods: Mood: Dreamy
Sell your music everywhere
There are no items in your wishlist.


by Miika Grady

A blend of delicately intricate songwriting supported by electronically-styled rhythms and samples to create an album that anyone familiar with The Cure, Coldplay and Bjork will recognize.
Genre: Pop: New Wave
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Buy 2 or more of this title's physical copies and get 20% off
Share to Google +1

To listen to tracks you will need to update your browser to a recent version.

  Song Share Time Download
1. Glasses (intro)
2:33 album only
2. Inbetween Worn-out Seams
3:33 album only
3. Curtains
4:25 album only
4. Noticed
4:22 album only
5. Gently
4:07 album only
6. So We Lied
4:07 album only
7. Lullaby
4:13 album only
8. Blue
6:16 album only
9. Taking Time Is Hell
4:51 album only
10. Dance With Me
4:09 album only


Album Notes
Curtains, the full-length solo debut by Miika Grady, is a blend of delicately intricate songwriting supported by electronically-styled rhythms and samples to create an album that speaks subtly of love and loss.

Grady integrates the influence of longtime electronic favorites like Underworld, Bjork, and Meat Beat Manifesto with concise acoustic songwriting and analog sounds, but the result of this recording, strangely, is more akin to a sound that anyone familiar with The Cure, Nick Drake and The Smiths will recognize.

Written in the wake of two lost relationships and the demise of his band, Sidedoor Johnnies (Mercury Records) after a record deal gone sour, the album lyrically confronts the risks of trying to hold onto lost love and the fears found in trying to pick up the pieces.

Demos for the album were completed in January 2001 and produced by musical partner, and trusted confidant, Mike Skinner. Skinner and Grady collaborated to create lush soundscapes that blossom with candid confessions suspended over haunting textures and melodies.

Grady is just as comfortable with a sequencer as he is with a guitar, and whether the song features live drums or electronic they are well tended to. The album finds a perfect balance for blending melody with discord as well as the digital with the acoustic.

Curtains is all about intimacy; from the warm vocals and melodies of tracks like "Noticed" to the electronic styled beats of "Lullaby" the album absorbs the listener from start to finish.



to write a review