Symbolist language set against stark acoustic textures...

Luca Wilding grew up in the strange, suburban belt that surrounds London.

Not quite the countryside, not quite the city, it's a place to get lost in, an area that has been built and re-built countless times.

It's here that Luca roots his music, these sharply defined folk-hewn structures that dig into the personal.

Debut single 'Heartachers' is out now, and follow up 'Johanna' finds Luca Wilding communicating feelings of loss.

Expertly melodic, the narrative sense that drives the lyrics displays the depth of artistry in his work.

“'Johanna' is a song about loss,” says Luca. “It tells the story of two people, one person reaching out towards the other and the other turning away. It’s about trying to do the right thing when you don’t know what the right thing is.”

“I tried to use this collection of symbols to represent the confused feeling of falling for someone and how this is tied to all these little signs we learn over the course of our lives. Sometimes at the root of these signs is truth and sometimes there’s not and sometimes we never get to find out.”

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