No strangers to the music world, Watford’s Other Nature are multi-instrumentalist and producer Sena Verdi AKA Lyonheart, and singer/writer Tariq Khan.
Friends since high school, today they announce the release of their brand new single ‘Walking A Wall’, the follow up to last year’s ‘The Throne’. Inspired by the Netflix phenomenon ‘Making A Murderer’, the single is a mesmerizing 80s infused piece of indie-pop. Drawing upon the band’s shared love of the greats – Tears For Fears, Depeche Mode, and Talk Talk to name but a few.
As founding member of head turning Alt Art-rock indie group Moones (whose debut was mixed and engineered by Coldplay’s Guy Berryman), Khan amassed millions of YouTube views courtesy of some pretty innovative use of stop-motion algorithms. He’s also remixed tracks for many acts, including British Punk-legends Gallows.
He’s also Bat For Lashes brother. If that matters. Hopefully it doesn’t but in a world where Ed Sheeran gets to be in Game of Thrones who the fuck knows?
Verdi’s musical journey has seen him release music under various guises with Dance heavyweights BT (reaching no.1 in the ITunes dance chart), Paul Oakenfold and Chicane, with Aqualung’s Matt Hales featuring on his last album. All whilst simultaneously acting as principal writer and producer in Sheffield post-punk band RALE, wowing audiences through BBC Introducing shows at Reading + Leeds and providing tour support for the likes of Reverend and The Makers, Mystery Jets and The Cribs.
Other Nature have been busy working on new material for the past year – and have so far written two albums worth of music. With their debut gig at last year’s Isle of Wight Festival already under their collective belts, Other Nature will announce more dates shortly.
Cinematic, bold, emotive and impactful. Other Nature deserve your ears.
‘Listen to ‘Walking A Wall’ here.