12th February 2007 Artist Profile »
Not only is Fanfarlo's single OUT TODAY, is has also been made 'single of the week' by the nice folks at Playlouder.com.
Fanfarlo - 'You Are One Of The Few Outsiders Who Really Understands Us' (Label Fandango)
Ah, how Fanfarlo are fast becoming one of our favourite new bands. A PlayLouder tip for 2007, they first won our hearts with last year's 'Talking Backwards', and cement the affair with an excellent new single 'You Are One Of The Few Outsiders Who Really Understands Us' on Label Fandango. The track sees Fanfarlo consolidating their sound, a subtly done wooze backing summer excursion brass and Simon Aurell's perfectly hesitant vocals. Indeed, it's increasingly evident that Fanfarlo's brilliance lies in their ability to craft heartfelt pop songs with the most delicate of tools without ever appearing twee, lacking in ambition, or smug. B-side 'In The Trunk' uses the multi-instrumentalism and a soaring melody for something far darker yet even more down-the-line bloody brilliant. An early candidate not only for the longest title, but also indie pop single of the year.MORE NEWS