Kings of Convenience – self titled

Part 18 of a series that will run every Friday throughout 2012 as I discuss records that have affected me throughout the years – Flashback Fridays

In the year 2000 I was going through a very personal crisis of conscience. I was doubting the faith I had grown up in and discovering a more spiritual side of myself (seemingly opposite ends of the spectrum). Doubt can begin as a nagging feeling – the feeling that something isn’t quite right. Once that seed is there (it can be compared to the mustard seed, which is impossibly small), it grows and grows until it can no longer be ignored. Eventually I would venture into the unknown – leaving behind everything I had known since the age of 2 (with the exception of a few very dear friends). My soundtrack whilst all of this turmoil was taking place was a bunch of records collectively known at the time as “The New Acoustic Movement”. Continue reading