As the saying goes, "Everything comes gradually at its appointed hour", and in the case of Portland based trio Blouse, their existence owes more to the doctrine of fate than any pre-ordained manifesto. Initially conceived eighteen months ago by art school graduates Charlie Hilton and Patrick Adams, their earliest sketches amounting to little more than bedsit demos and home recordings. It was only after meeting Unknown Mortal Orchestra bass player Jacob Portrait a while later that the blueprint for what makes up their self-titled debut was set in stone.

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