Frances has dropped her first two tracks of 2021, ‘Ocean In Gold’ and ‘Rare’.
The new songs are taken from forthcoming second album ‘Wonder’, which was already previewed by another pair of new cuts, ‘Other Side of The World’ and ‘Eclipse’, last year.
Speaking about the new tracks, she explains: “These songs have always been a pair in my mind which is why I felt I had to release them both together. They’re both just about being totally in awe of somebody. I remember when the lyric ‘my love you’re worth the weight of the ocean in gold’ came into my mind, it actually brought a tear to my eye because I felt I’d finally summed up that feeling of awe. Weirdly, “Rare” was written about five years before “Ocean In Gold”, but it’s like it was always waiting for its partner and now they can finally be released together.”
‘Wonder’, the follow-up to 2017 debut ‘Thing I’ve Never Said’, is set for release on 9th April.
Speaking about the album, Frances explains: “‘Wonder’ is the album I’ve always wanted to make but never knew how, until now. Writing and producing it myself and having that singular vision has been the most important part of the whole thing. It wasn’t made in an expensive studio, it was all made and recorded in my home and those circumstances allowed me to be totally fearless. I made music that I want to listen to, music that feels so pure and personal both lyrically and musically. It’s literally me, wrapped up in a body of work and that makes it scary but so special to release.”