It was promoted by a "long period of patient solitude..."

Francesca Belcourt views life from a different angle.

Feeling things deeper than most, they toured across North America with dream pop project Mu.

Taking time out, they began to find renewed focus, looking once more at emotional upheaval in her own life.

Channelling this into new music, they began using the name Tiberius b as a catch-all for their thoughts and ideas.

It all launches with beautifully restrained new single 'No Smoke', a hushed offering that is worth comparing to Aldous Harding or Cat Power.

Threading their voice around that incessant guitar line, it's a blast of light from a quite lonely place.

Tiberius b comments: “After a long period of patient solitude, I stepped into the manifestation of a love I had long imagined and couldn't sit still to enjoy what was so carefully cultivated...”

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