Preaching From The Pews: Amini – ‘Lost’

Preaching From The Pews: Amini – ‘Lost’


Are you feeling lost? Amini is here to help get found. London-via-Oslo-based two-piece Amini is the brainchild of Nio Amini and Mattis Moviken, who also plays the drums in indie-rock starlets Post Louis, and have returned after a lengthy absence. Their 2015 EP A Whisper In Your Ear was a quiet, reflective, soul-searching reach into “cinematic folk” that explored some of lead-singer and guitarist Nio Amini’s darkest and deepest fears.

New track ‘Lost’ however, is a sunshine-inducing, more widescreen look at their established sound, thanks to the addition of synths. The band retain their wide-eyed worldview that informed their excellent 2015 EP while adding a new sense of purpose and direction with their driving, uptempo rhythms courtesy of Moviken. Amini’s lyrics, meanwhile, remains emotionally resonant, delivered in her matter-of-fact style.

‘Lost’ has shown a push towards an indie-pop sound that will presumably inform the band’s upcoming EP When We Were Kids set to be released 30th September. The EP was self-recorded at their Rotherhithe, London studio, while we wait, ‘Lost’ is a charming and heart-warming return from the Norwegian duo and we are excited to see where they go next.

‘Lost’ is out now, from upcoming EP When We Were Kids, released 30th September.

https://soundcloud.com/aminimusic/lost/s-db0ln?fbclid=IwAR3E9dRSOzGjoQ9g6ycmpVO1Mnd9y6gBNqorfDPUnIXrOqCGu04i523PfmM

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