Cascade Lakes is an awakening of sorts. In many respects. Albeit a late one.It's a coming to terms with. A deep dive into the human condition. At its darkest.A searing indictment. Harsh and tender, desperate and hopeful.An accomplished work, compelling and deeply moving.There is classic storytelling, cryptic imagery and analytical depiction.Guitars, bass, drums, analog synths, mellotron, a pump organ and a (toy) piano.Indie rock with a refined pop sensibility.