Chris Cudby / Cover artwork: Steven Acres
/ Tuesday 30th March, 2021 9:30AM
Fresh from performing as part of Mermaidens’ all-star Mermgrown Auckland festival, Louisa Nicklin and bandmates Eamon Edmundson-Wells, Mason Fairey and Jong-Yun Lee have unveiled a stunning second single from the Tāmaki songwriter’s forthcoming self-titled debut album. Conjuring a disquieting, gothic atmosphere while spinning a tale of a woman’s untimely demise (and aftermath), ‘Water Around Her‘ showcases Louisa Nicklin’s storytelling skills and straight up startling vocal talents — drip-feeding listeners morsels of info to haunting effect. Dive into Nicklin’s new song here and take in the feline friendly recent clip for first cut from the new record ‘To Be Fine‘ below, directed and edited by the artist and Sheldene Seth…
‘Water Around Her’ is out now via major streaming services.