When it was released back in September last year, TTA’s Aoife O’Donoghue said ‘Solid Air’ by Dublin duo of Ciara Thompson AKA CMAT and Alan Farrel Bad Sea had “a wistful quality that evokes nostalgic memories of hazy summer days.” Ahead of what’s expected to be a busy 2017 for the fast-rising pair, they have just unveiled Ricardo Deakin’s video for said debut single, a narrative-driven, nicely presented accompaniment impressively reflecting the hidden fragility that can often underpin a relationship. Have a peek.
The debut single from Dublin’s Ciara Thompson AKA CMAT and Alan Farrell AKA Bad Sea, ‘Solid Air’ is a wistful quality that evokes nostalgic memories of hazy summer days. With the slightest tinge of sadness, CMAT’s soft voice is dulcet and bright against guitar and synth, combining to make a song that doesn’t leave your head, and leaves you wanting more. It’s an exciting start from the pair who, having been steadily building up this moment via sets at the likes of Castlepalooza and Working Class Heroes, as well as recently supporting Mitski in the Workmans. Stream the track – produced by Oli…