Introducing… Stone Fruit
London-based duo Stone Fruit reveal their third EP length project, the stunningly beautiful Hold Me Close. Featuring a plethora of gorgeous tones, carefully selected synths and expert arrangement it closely follows recent single, the atmospheric and heartfelt ‘Second Guess’.
Sonically enchanting from the very first note, Hold Me Close is a truly captivating body of work and stands as a shining example of what the duo do best, effortlessly creating muso-spheres which encompass the listener and bathes them in the emotive melodies of Valentini Pavlidou and the spacious and ethereal production of Lef Germenlis.
They state, “‘When we write songs, we are allowing ourselves to be guided by our current state of mind and the way that we are experiencing music, instead of worrying about the final result or sticking into a specific genre. There is bottomless discovery, storytelling, and enjoyment to be found in exploring and combining new sounds and styles. This has become our mantra over the past releases and this EP is no different.
Although all the songs live in a very similar space, they highlight different musings about what is happening around us. In a year haunted by the pandemic, our emotional state as human beings was changing rapidly from one day to the next. We had the privilege to integrate all our emotions and thoughts, whether they were melancholic or joyful in the lyrics, instrumentation, and trajectory of each song. We hope that the listeners can come on a journey with us, interpret the songs in their own way and give them new meaning.”