STUBBORN HEART - "MADE OF STATIC" //One Little Independent// (Released 4th June)

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Returning with their first new music in 8 years, Stubborn Heart have announced their anticipated new album ‘Made Of Static’, released via One Little Independent Records. Luca Santucci and Ben Fitzgerald, who have spent the last few years developing the ten brooding electro-soul tracks that make up the successor to their lauded 2012 self-titled debut, have once again struck a fine balance between ominous synth-soundscapes and introspective songwriting.

Balance is the key theme here. With Fitzgerald leading the production and manning the machines, the sound is rawer than on their previous album. Left-field pop with dark, icy edges, it finds a home somewhere in between r&b and cold wave. Santucci brings the heart and with it his aching, obsessive lyrics and a desire for something grittier in its presentation. The duo’s talents complement each other perfectly throughout.

Santucci has amassed an impressive list of writing and vocal credits in his time, with the likes of XL and Warp signee Leila Arab, Plaid, Riton and Soulwax amongst them. Fitzgerald has also been hard at work at his home studio programming various styles of music for artists and producers from around the world. As Stubborn Heart, they come armed with some serious experience and a wealth of influences. There’s an honest simplicity in the way they create, with lyrics written in an immediate, direct fashion with the aim to catch a feeling rather than emulate one.

Tracklisting:

  1. Talking gold
  2. Proves to be
  3. Against the tide
  4. Mum’s the world
  5. Points of view
  6. Everything matters
  7. To make you happy
  8. Oh Stephanie
  9. Drop the ball
  10. Out of my hands

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