"The whispery vocals and occasional ’80s synth distinguish PGL as having a lo-fi vision of its own." -
Independent Clauses ★★★★★
"The Islands' is an invitation to a hidden and secluded gem of beautiful vocals and solid melodies." -
Diamond Deposits ★★★★★
"Pale Green Things allows them to leave behind the stress and anxiety of this world and experience the
dreamy lushness of beautiful sound." - Madison Bloom, Imperfect Fifth ★★★★★
"The sentiment of respite is reverberated throughout in a way that feels so honest, emotive, hushed, yet confessional & real in ways that might bring about the waterworks for the listener." - Impose Magazine ★★★★
Tipped and featured on NME’s emerging, speaking about the album Jack said ‘ The album represents the human desire to escape and run away conflicting with the need to find where home is. ”
Named after The Mountain Goats track, " Pale Green Things ", Traynor goes for a similar Alt-Folk; Belle and Sebastian and Bright Eyes sound accompanied with influences drawn from Icelandic music such as Mum and Sigur Ros.
After becoming disillusioned with the music industry, Jack took time out becoming a long distance driver for two years, travelling across the UK and Europe. Jack found that with nothing more than a guitar and a toothbrush, this was a perfect writing environment for new material.