Charming new single 'Meaningless Things' is online now...

Fake Laugh and Tarquin link on a new project.

The two combine to focus on new music, following a hectic 18 months for both parties.

Tarquin is a noted producer in his own right, re-shaping club tropes to his own devices, while Fake Laugh's 'Dining Alone' full length won praise on its 2019 release.

Debut single 'Meaningless Things' is online now, and there's a charming sense of innocence to its songwriting.

Fake Laugh explains...

"I was staying in a very odd Airbnb in Gothenburg when I started writing this song, I had been playing at a festival there and decided to stay on for the rest of the weekend. It was the first time I’d done a festival without any intoxication, so I was feeling quite refreshed and clear-headed. Gothenburg is really quiet and calm, which I think aided and informed the emergence of the song. Lyrically, the song is about how the human experience is both fleeting and insignificant, but also powerful and profound at the same time."

Tarquin adds: "When we first started working on this track, I was listening a lot to Cristobal Tapia De Veer’s Utopia soundtrack. I think this influence definitely bled through into the song."

"Kam started with a wholesome and naturalistic vibe on vocal and piano, so I wanted to continue that with the production. The bass is actually a pitched down bongo (animal skin stretched if we want to get graphic) which I sampled from an old percussion record. I wanted to decorate the song with these sorts of natural elements to enhance the intention and feel of the song."

Tune in now.

Photo Credit: Doug Stewart

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