The Autumn Stones - Mandatory Love

Song of the Day
Hosted by Cheryl Waters
Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is "Mandatory Love" by The Autumn Stones, from the 2018 self-released album Emperor Twilight.
WRITTEN BY JASMINE ALBERTSON

Three years ago, The Quietus described Toronto-based quintet The Autumn Stones as “like The Smiths covering Roxy Music, or vice versa.” It’s a fairly apt description of the chamber pop band, who just released their third full-length, Emperor Twilight, last week. Our song of the day, “Mandatory Love,” is the album’s jangly lead single. Their last album, 2015’s Escapists, garnered the band a ton of buzz and Emperor Twilight should be no different. Emperor Twilight was recorded in early 2018 at House of Miracles in Cambridge, Ontario.

 

 

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