New solo album from Geoffrey O’Connor!


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Click the image above to watch a trailer video for Vanity Is Forever

CRAYON FIELDS’ GEOFFREY O’CONNOR RELEASES VANITY IS FOREVER, OUT SEPTEMBER 24 via CHAPTER MUSIC

Vanity Is Forever, released in Australia by Chapter Music on September 24 (Sep 27 in the US), is the first album under his own name from Crayon Fields frontman Geoffrey O’Connor. In his most ambitious, dynamic and sophisticated work yet, O’Connor’s fractured romantic reflections and lustful tributes play out over vast synthscapes, colossal stadium drums and flanged orchestral sweeps, creating a world that is at once ethereal and strikingly vivid.

With a combination of restraint and fearless abandon, O’Connor embraces the conflicts of modern love in a manner as ambiguous as it is blunt, and as shameless as it is generous. His songs indulge in ecstasy, love, pride, failure and all the glamorous contradictions they become. He is both an adult with a juvenile mind, and a geriatric in the body of a young man.

Painstakingly refined over two years, Vanity Is Forever is O’Connor’s most fully realized album to date, an epic pop melodrama that shifts seamlessly between seductive high-production dance hits, suave funk joyrides and modern synthetic power balladry.

Recently, O’Connor has mesmerized audiences with an extravagant live show of dueling synthesizers, lasers, light sculptures and hypnotic projections. His diverse solo output – under both his own name and previous solo moniker Sly Hats – has seen him handpicked to support a the likes of Fleet FoxesJens LekmanSchool Of Seven Bells,Andrew Bird and First Aid Kit.

In addition, O’Connor will release a series of steamy clips to realize his soap opera dreams.

For now, you can listen to (or post, or share!) album teaser track Now And Then here.

And of course Geoffrey is on Facebook too!


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Vanity Is Forever is Crayon Fields frontman Geoffrey O’Connor’s first album under his own name, and his most ambitious, dynamic and sophisticated work yet.
O’Connor’s fractured romantic reflections and lustful tributes play out over vast synthscapes, colossal stadium drums and flanged orchestral sweeps, creating a world that is at once ethereal and strikingly vivid.
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