Thibault Rivrain is a Paris-based singer-songwriter whose unsettling musical atmospheres draw inspiration from unusual and sometimes morbid visions.
"I have been a fan of Will since he began recording, after chance stumbling on his first LP. I was lucky enough to meet him as Post Empire was released in Europe.
I was attracted to the almost cyclic pattern that goes on the guitar bass strings of Honey Diamond, fading in and out like some obsessive mechanism. I wanted to emphasize that.
Yet at some point in the process a new direction imposed itself. A certain minimalism had to prevail. Colors and textures had to be sonically depicted: dark blues and greys, iridescent pastels glowing through semidarkness, the granular and cold touch of damp stone.
A scenery kept unveiling in my imagination. That of a magic character, appealing and frightening at the same time: the guardian of a diamond mine. His song tells of his battles and crimes to protect the diamonds. His song reveals the diamond's secret and true value: a vital force that goes beyond moral, an unrivaled purity that will prevail through pain, despair and darkness. This is a tale of survival." - Thibault