POSTCARDS ON THE WEB: http://www.postcardsmusic.com
Postcards is a dream pop band based in Beirut, Lebanon.
It was formed in the summer of 2012 by four friends: Julia Sabra, Marwan Tohme, Pascal Semerdjian and Rany Bechara. The band started off by playing the pub circuit across Beirut, performing a varied repertoire of both English and American folk-rock music, gradually building a loyal fan base while writing the songs that would become their first EP, ‚Lakehouse‘, released in September 2013.
They released their 2nd EP ‘What Lies So Still’ in July 2015 to excellent reviews. On this record, there is a clear departure from the basic ‚rootsy‘ foundation of their earlier songs, and the band investigates new territory, both structurally and sonically. They manage to create a lush sound-world, equally informed by traditional and contemporary folk genres, and deliver six gentle ditties of atmospheric beauty.
In the year following the EP release, Postcards toured Europe, the UK and the Middle East, opened for Beirut and Angus and Julia Stone, and performed at various festivals in Lebanon and abroad.
Teaming up for the third time with producer and sound engineer Fadi Tabbal of Tunefork Studios, the band just released their third EP ‘Here Before’ (2017), which will be quickly followed by a full length album. The record’s new sound positions them in the realm of dream pop/lo-fi rock. The music is defined by hushed, introspective vocals over expansive sonic spaces.