A second dose of 80s electro-inspired, shimmering pop from Welsh singer-songwriter, Carw arrives in the form of LOVERS, his latest single to be released on BLINC Records has been announced for release on Fri 10 August 2018. Accruing radio support for his debut spring time release, LANTERNS, from BBC Radio 6 Music and BBC Radio Wales, the lone Cardiff-based artist picked-up comparisons to both early Depeche Mode and Cocteau Twins.
The track features on Carw’s debut album, Skin Shed, which is scheduled for release on Fri 12 October 2018.
Carw, Welsh for ‘deer’, opens the door on a determinedly focused, self-initiated and largely self-produced project influenced by classic electronic pop, the symphonic guitars of Robin Guthrie and Durutti Column and sun-setting Balearic House. Charming introspection and acutely disciplined melody marries waves of airy instrumentation and shrouded vocals, perfecting a style of light-filled electronica that sets nature’s beauty alongside the machinations of life in the big city.
Based in North Wales and serving at the vanguard of new music of Welsh origin and contemporary Welsh language music, BLINC Records releases Carw’s debut album in summer 2018, following previous releases by Welsh Music Prize 2017 nominees, HMS Morris and husband and wife soundsmiths, Rogue Jones.