Drawing influences from songwriters like Bill Callahan, J.Tillman, Jason Molina and Damien Jurado, their debut, "Candle White", echoes solitary heartfelt imperfections as can be heard in the vocals and lyrics. But the utmost simplicity has breathed in new life as they found no reason for perfection when all they sought for after all, was simply just passion. 100 copies of the album were then handmade and given away for free through their own independent release. Though still shying away from public performances due to the inability to cope with meeting people and constant stage frights, their perseverance continued in "Silver Heart", the band's sophomore album.
While visible flaws can still be heard every now and then, it remain untouched as to represent improvisation in its purest form. Their latest recording made a significant change with added instruments and Affan Wazir onboard, bringing endless energy and talent while still maintaining the fundamentals of their music. Born out of the concept of early Smog recordings, each take from the album reminisce the essence and rareness of long forgotten individualistic tunes. The album title "Parallel Blues" spells the never ending anxieties and pains as with most of their unreserved compositions based on a lifetime experience and fictional thoughts. For a band who doesn't like to talk about themselves, one can only assume to have unraveled their history from the characters written in the music. Weaker's new album, "Parallel Blues" is released on May 14th 2012.
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