Louder Than War Review of Last Days of Butterfly 9/10

“Stranger Son’s latest album combines epic post Factory sounds with poetic set pieces all dusted in organic industrial themes and wrapped in a post punk post rock vision. A rare record and a soundtrack fit for the north west capital.”

Incendiary Magazine Review of Last Days of Butterfly

“…this new LP from Stranger Son is a damned good listen; brilliantly paced, intelligent and with atmosphere enough to satisfy any glum head.”

The Quietus Interview Stranger Son’s Gareth Smith

“With this album, I wanted something more immediate. I didn’t want to be in a studio trying to insert reverb or tones. I wanted the atmosphere there from the start. We found Victoria Baths, which was perfect as it was tiled, so the noise flew around everywhere. It wasn’t a gimmick thing and it certainly wasn’t funded in any way. The album was recorded during one afternoon and most tracks were two takes.”

Terrascope Review of Last Days of Butterfly

“This is a great album that will reveal more layers each time it is played…”