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Let the Light In

by 27

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The Cause 03:13
Every Day 03:38
Try (Part 2) 03:09
The Light 01:03
April 04:55


In a world beset with trodden paths and colorless possibilities, 27 take the road less traveled to arrive at a striking collusion of understatement and melody. On their first EP for Hydra Head, the former trio - now a freshly minted quartet - fashion a dazzling departure from previous recordings, incorporating a sweeping array of instrumentations led by the seraphic inflections of Maria Christopher. With musical and vocal cameos from members of Isis, Let the Light In represents 27 at their most dramatic and alluring.


released May 11, 2004

27: Maria Christopher, Neil Coulon, Jay Cannava, Ayal Naor with Jeff Caxide and Aaron Turner.
Written / recorded by 27, Jan. 2004 at the Garment District.
Art Direction: 27
Design: A. Turner / Feral Pig

Thanks to Aaron Turner, Mark Thompson, Paul Jeffrey, Jeff Caxide, MJB, Chris Cassel & The Garment District.


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27 Boston, Massachusetts

27 is Ayal Naor, sisters Terri Christopher and Maria Christopher, with Adam McGrath. Flip through any of their stacks of vinyl and you’ll find everything from Italian love songs, to art rock, to noise pop, to hip hop, to easy listening, to savage Viking metal. Not afraid to marry the force of heavy guitars with loops and hooky vocals, 27 has melded their wide influences into a style of their own. ... more

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