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Free Cake For Every Creature Has The Sweetest Song For Your New Crush

Katie Bennett has quickly become one of indie pop's most thoughtful songwriters as Free Cake For Every Creature. Hear "Around You" from The Bluest Star, out Aug. 3.
Free Cake For Every Creature's The Bluest Star comes out Aug. 3. Source: Francis Lyons

There's more to quiet music than diminutive volume. It's an intent laid bare in arrangement and emotion with space for sound and feeling. Home-recorded with longtime bandmates Francis Lyon and Heeyoon Won and other Philly friends, the upcoming project not only captures a room's intimacy but also Bennett's hushed ruminations on love, loss and friendship (and the inevitable mix off all three).

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