Awakening the senses through solitude

Emily Sprague (left) is the lead singer and songwriter of Brooklyn indie-pop band Florist.
Emily Sprague (above) is the lead singer and songwriter of Brooklyn indie-pop band Florist.PHOTO: DOUBLE DOUBLE WHAMMY

Being alone is not the same as being lonely. It is an insight gleaned from immersing oneself in Emily Alone, the third album by Brooklyn indie-pop trio Florist.

Although billed as a group effort, this is very much an individual outing, a "solo album within a band".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 08, 2019, with the headline 'Awakening the senses through solitude'. Subscribe