Qobuz Store wallpaper
Categories:
Cart 0

Your cart is empty

Naima Bock|Giant Palm

Giant Palm

Naima Bock

Available in
logo Hi-Res
24-Bit 96.0 kHz - Stereo

Unlimited Streaming

Listen to this album in high quality now on our apps

Start my trial period and start listening to this album

Enjoy this album on Qobuz apps with your subscription

Subscribe

Enjoy this album on Qobuz apps with your subscription

Digital Download

Purchase and download this album in a wide variety of formats depending on your needs.

Naima Bock, who spent six years in the UK group Goat Girl, makes decidedly modern folk music. She's fashioned a varied, introspective debut in Giant Palm that mixes indie rock attitude with electronics, large ensembles, and nuanced arrangements.  Giant Palm is different from your average solo folk performance, mostly because of the intricate settings around Bock's voice—the effects of many hours spent arranging and recording. "Every Morning" opens with a swoosh of voices exclaiming in unison, "Hello, darling," before Bock sings a mournful melody which the chorus sometimes joins, one female breaking solo into a high wordless vocal. After she sings "This web I've spun large but thin/ Easily broken in/ And I lie-lie-lie," the melody is tootled to a close by a single whistler.  "Working" sways to a tropical rhythm that tenor saxophonist Nathan Piggott and trumpeter Fred Wordsworth play around. The multi-part production "Campervan" features a dozen players: two violins, two backing vocalists, three saxophones, a clarinet, drums, and bass join producer Joel Burton's piano and Bock's guitar, blossoming into big band chamber music. Engineer Syd Kemp captures the ensembles of varying size and instrumental makeup with precise yet warm brilliance from tune to tune.  The unifying element is Bock's low voice; its doleful, downcast tone casts a somber but agreeable shade across the entire album. In "Instrumental," which opens with just piano and drums, a saxophone enters as the sound of a cocktail party and chirping birds fade in and out. Bock, who is of Greek and Brazilian heritage, sings in Portuguese in closer "O Morro," her plaintive tone worked to perfection in this duet with Burton who also plays a synthesizer in a Fender Rhodes mode. This originality and the power of arrangements make Giant Palm quietly encouraging. © Robert Baird/Qobuz

More info

Giant Palm

Naima Bock

launch qobuz app I already downloaded Qobuz for Windows / MacOS Open

download qobuz app I have not downloaded Qobuz for Windows / MacOS yet Download the Qobuz app

You are currently listening to samples.

Listen to over 80 million songs with an unlimited streaming plan.

Listen to this playlist and more than 80 million songs with our unlimited streaming plans.

From kr125,00/month

1
Giant Palm
00:04:36

Syd Kemp, Mixer - Victor Bock, Engineer - Joel Burton, Producer, Arranger, Engineer - Naima Bock, Composer, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist - Joel Abramson, Writer

© 2022 Sub Pop Records ℗ 2022 Sub Pop Records

2
Toll
00:05:05

Syd Kemp, Mixer, Engineer - Liam Ramsden, Engineer - Joel Burton, Producer, Arranger - Naima Bock, Composer, Writer, MainArtist - Joel Abramson, Writer

© 2022 Sub Pop Records ℗ 2022 Sub Pop Records

3
Every Morning
00:03:43

Syd Kemp, Engineer & Mixer - Liam Ramsden, Engineer - Joel Burton, Producer, Arranger - Naima Bock, Composer, Lyricist, Arranger, MainArtist

© 2022 Sub Pop Records ℗ 2022 Sub Pop Records

4
Dim Dum
00:03:55

Syd Kemp, Mixer, Engineer - Liam Ramsden, Engineer - Joel Burton, Producer, Arranger - Naima Bock, Composer, Writer, MainArtist - Joel Abramson, Writer

© 2022 Sub Pop Records ℗ 2022 Sub Pop Records

5
Working
00:02:49

Syd Kemp, Mixer - Victor Bock, Producer, Engineer - Joel Burton, Producer, Arranger, Engineer - Naima Bock, Composer, Producer, Arranger, Engineer, Writer, MainArtist

© 2022 Sub Pop Records ℗ 2022 Sub Pop Records

6
Natural
00:02:33

Syd Kemp, Mixer, Engineer - Liam Ramsden, Engineer - Joel Burton, Producer, Arranger - Naima Bock, Composer, Writer, MainArtist

© 2022 Sub Pop Records ℗ 2022 Sub Pop Records

7
Campervan
00:05:18

Syd Kemp, Mixer, Engineer - Liam Ramsden, Engineer - Joel Burton, Producer, Arranger, Writer - Naima Bock, Composer, Writer, MainArtist - Joel Abramson, Writer

© 2022 Sub Pop Records ℗ 2022 Sub Pop Records

8
Enter the House
00:02:54

Syd Kemp, Mixer, Engineer - Naima Bock, Composer, Producer, Arranger, Writer, MainArtist

© 2022 Sub Pop Records ℗ 2022 Sub Pop Records

9
Instrumental
00:05:42

Syd Kemp, Mixer, Engineer - Joel Burton, Composer, Producer, Arranger - Naima Bock, MainArtist - Joel Abramson, Writer

© 2022 Sub Pop Records ℗ 2022 Sub Pop Records

10
O Morro
00:02:51

Carlos Lyra, Composer, Writer - Syd Kemp, Mixer, Engineer - Liam Ramsden, Engineer - Joel Burton, Producer, Arranger - Naima Bock, MainArtist - Gianfancesci Guarnieri, Composer

© 2022 Sub Pop Records ℗ 2022 Sub Pop Records

Album Description

Naima Bock, who spent six years in the UK group Goat Girl, makes decidedly modern folk music. She's fashioned a varied, introspective debut in Giant Palm that mixes indie rock attitude with electronics, large ensembles, and nuanced arrangements.  Giant Palm is different from your average solo folk performance, mostly because of the intricate settings around Bock's voice—the effects of many hours spent arranging and recording. "Every Morning" opens with a swoosh of voices exclaiming in unison, "Hello, darling," before Bock sings a mournful melody which the chorus sometimes joins, one female breaking solo into a high wordless vocal. After she sings "This web I've spun large but thin/ Easily broken in/ And I lie-lie-lie," the melody is tootled to a close by a single whistler.  "Working" sways to a tropical rhythm that tenor saxophonist Nathan Piggott and trumpeter Fred Wordsworth play around. The multi-part production "Campervan" features a dozen players: two violins, two backing vocalists, three saxophones, a clarinet, drums, and bass join producer Joel Burton's piano and Bock's guitar, blossoming into big band chamber music. Engineer Syd Kemp captures the ensembles of varying size and instrumental makeup with precise yet warm brilliance from tune to tune.  The unifying element is Bock's low voice; its doleful, downcast tone casts a somber but agreeable shade across the entire album. In "Instrumental," which opens with just piano and drums, a saxophone enters as the sound of a cocktail party and chirping birds fade in and out. Bock, who is of Greek and Brazilian heritage, sings in Portuguese in closer "O Morro," her plaintive tone worked to perfection in this duet with Burton who also plays a synthesizer in a Fender Rhodes mode. This originality and the power of arrangements make Giant Palm quietly encouraging. © Robert Baird/Qobuz

About the album

Improve album information

Qobuz logo Why buy on Qobuz...

More on Qobuz
By Naima Bock

Berimbau

Naima Bock

Berimbau Naima Bock

Toll

Naima Bock

Toll Naima Bock

30 Degrees

Naima Bock

30 Degrees Naima Bock

Campervan

Naima Bock

Campervan Naima Bock

Giant Palm

Naima Bock

Giant Palm Naima Bock

Playlists

You may also like...

Carving Canyons

Lissie

Five Leaves Left

Nick Drake

Five Leaves Left Nick Drake

The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman Tracy Chapman

Sounds Of Silence

Simon & Garfunkel

Sounds Of Silence Simon & Garfunkel
In your panoramas...
Americana, America Through its Roots

The title may sound like a nebulous marketing ploy, and yet for about twenty years, Americana had been summarizing this blend of rock, country, blues and rhythm ‘n’ blues. And like in every big family, you’ll find almost every type of person: the rebellious daughter, the cultivated uncle, the agitated father, the driven cousin, etc.

Nick Drake, the folk angel

With three albums, Nick Drake revolutionized folk music and brought it on an unseen fantasy path. He died at the age of 26, without realizing how influential was his legacy…

Joni Mitchell : the Blue Period

An immaculate masterpiece of 70's folk, “Blue” hasn't aged a day since its release in June 1971. But why are today’s artists still so fascinated by this fourth, intimate album by the Canadian singer-songwriter ?

In the news...