After just a handful of EPs, East London duo Honne have quickly established their status as connoisseurs of irresistibly smooth, baby-making electro-soul. And so it should come as no surprise that their debut is bursting with the stuff. From the moment the oozing radio voice ushers in the title cut with “…sit back and listen to Honne,” you’re transported: it’s nightfall and you’re parked up in the make-out hotspot of Hollywood Hills, city lights shimmering below.
‘Warm On A Cold Night’ is essentially a pick-up line delivered in Andy’s charmingly unfinished croak, wrapped in sensual synths and slick basslines. That’s not to say it doesn’t tackle a fair share of heartbreak, it’s just disguised by swoon-inducing choruses. So rest assured; whether you’ve got a lover in the passenger seat or not, Honne are gonna take you for a steamy ride.
Words: Lisa Henderson
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