Midlake – Antiphon
Midlake is an American folk rock band from Denton, Texas, formed in 1999. The band first gained popularity in Europe, signing to Bella Union Records and later playing at festivals such as Les Inrockuptibles, Wintercase, End of the Road and South by Southwest. Eric Pulido, the bands singer and songwriter, is also a member of BNQT, a collaboration between members of Midlake and Ben Bridwell (Band of Horses), Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand), Fran Healy (Travis), and Jason Lytle (Grandaddy). Antiphon is their fourth studio album, released on November 2013. It is the first album to feature guitarist Eric Pulido on lead vocals, alongside new members Jesse Chandler (keyboards, flute) and Joey McClellan (guitar). Released to critical acclaim, the album reached number 39 on the UK Albums Chart.