What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder, Hibou.

What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder, Hibou.

So spake Mark in Chapter 10 Verse 9 of his greatest hit, the Gospel According to… and indeed it’s proving pretty difficult to tear thyself away from Peter Michel’s ongoing endeavours under the guise of Hibou. Once of Craft Spells, we not so long ago effusively glorified a previous two-part release entitled Glow/ Hollow and here we return to the adopted Seattleite as, sounding like a freshly revitalised Beach Fossils, he bestows Sunder upon us. A racy bluster to again set the heart aflutter, subtly nuanced ambiences underly guitar lines incisive as the tongue of betrayal and a creeping sense of the expressively cinematic which kicks in midway through. Though Christ is it potent throughout, as further praise ought now be heaped on Michel’s Credo…

Hibou’s SoundCloud.

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