Pickering Pick released a new album Prayer Flag on 28th of february and it is once again eternally beautiful. During the last two months I’ve spend an awful lot of time with Pickering Pick, because I’ve been listening to his whole back catalogue and that’s one giant treasure vault. Sam Pickering Pick is just so excellent at gently breaking you into pieces and then magically combining the pieces back together in such delicate manner that you end up feeling more whole than before the listening session. Melancholy and hope gently collide and form an antidote against empty noise. Gentle guitar picking and warm singing injects thoughtfully crafted poetic lyrics into your heart. Prayer Flag is a beautiful folk album. My favourite songs at the moment are Stay By Yours and Shame. You’ll find them below. You can stream the whole album at bandcamp.