Nimmo and the Gauntletts' EP has been stuck in my head for weeeeks. WEEKS! The young Brits Sarah Nimmo and Reva Gauntlett have released this brilliant song collection in January and it turns out the tracks have been floating around on Soundcloud for almost a year. How did we (I) miss them?!
Young Light is packed with passionate indie pop/folk that only musicians from post-punk Great Britain seem to be able to deliver. With the careful addition of violin and saxophone they create a unique and ultimately addictive sound. And on top of that, their lyrics about love and death (and those deep things - you know) actually feel honest and intimate. Genuinely beautiful songs.
Attached is Bandol Blues, "and you sang, well are you scared of flirting with death? Well I said no, I'm just afraid of flirting with myself." It does actually feel like proper art, poetry. A beautiful record and truly amazing debut - out now through their label Town House Records and up for streaming on Soundcloud.
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