Yet even when Frahm is at his most ambitious, you get the sense it comes almost effortlessly to him.
His bedroom pop sensibilities remain, but this is a vision that feels vastly widescreen this time around.
It’s a brave move for an artist to sidestep their usual set up and craft an album made up entirely of instrumentals, but Carmen Villain has good reason on Both Lines Will Be Blue...
Most notably, it finds Thorpe undoubtedly at peace with the breakup of his band.
Levanskiy is not paying homage, she’s simply setting out a new blueprint for us to embrace, examine and worship.
"It sounds a bit like a clichéd disco thing but I really did have an emotive moment on the dancefloor and I never realised that before, how powerful a DJ can be…"
Recorded in the aftermath of a break-up and a period of self-reflection, Stockholm Marathon is the epitome of bittersweet...
"...I just felt like I had a clean slate and I could do whatever I wanted..."