Premiere: Fanfarlo - Cell Song

An evolutionary tale...
'Cell Song' screenshot

The vast complexity of nature doesn't tend to influence many pop songs.

Perhaps that's due to the enormity of the theme: from the tiniest animal to the most supreme of human accomplishments, all are linked in some way.

Approaching their new album, Fanfarlo decided to incorporate themes of evolution. Lead songwriter Balthazar explains that the material focusses on "the weirdness of being this thing we call a person and the double weirdness of other people".

Out now, 'Let's Go Extinct' is a wonderfully lush document. New single 'Cell Song' is a fine document of their intentions: the song simply sounds beautiful, with Fanfarlo retaining their pop touch.

The video for 'Cell Song' expands on these themes, matching live footage to gorgeous animation (courtesy of director Ewan Jones Morris).

Soft, dream like and enticing, you can watch it now.

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'Let's Go Extinct' is out now.

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