Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Naked Eye - River Of No Return

London-based singer/songwriter Frenchie has unveiled her latest helping of jazz-infused sophistication under the guise of The Naked Eye, entitled "River Of No Return", which also serves as the first track to be lifted from their forthcoming debut EP, due out next year. Following previous two singles "Embrace Me" and "Sweet Boy", which gained strong support from a selection of the top Hype Machine listed blogs and BBC Introducing, this new cut marks a turning point for the project. Showcasing a noticeably more expansive production.

The Naked Eye is a unique collaborative project centered around singer Frenchie and the raw emotion she brings to her songwriting. Working with a collective of friends and musicians, her creations are realised and transformed into something truly sublime and immersive. Alan Emptage (Nina Simone, Arcade Fire, Joss Stone) is on mixing and mastering duties for the EP while Charlie P (production/guitar) injects his hip-hop influenced studio trickery into the rhythm section, made up of Jim Macrae (drums/percussion), Andres Castellanos (bass) and Tim Sentance (keys/synths).

Speaking on the track, Frenchie says:

"The track was inspired by a personal experience and one of my favourite artists, Amy Winehouse. I was really drawn to Amy for many reasons, her unique musicality, honest vulnerability, sharp wit and tragedy."

Listen to "River Of No Return" below.

"River Of No Return" is available now on Bandcamp.


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