Sandro Schiena has lost partners before.
The London-based musician was invited in a previous project, when his collaborator upped sticks to become a priest. Answering a heavenly calling, Schiena was left to carry on.
Forming Pertini - named after an anti-corruption Italian politician - with Kevin Barthelemy, the pair have blitzed through some fantastic electronic pop shapes.
Debut single 'Blackfriars Bridge' will be released on July 31st, with Clash able to premiere the video.
Somewhat appropriately, it's shot on Blackfriars Bridge - check it out below.