Juanita Stein’s vocal is dreamily beautiful on latest single ‘The Mavericks’. The accompanying video features suitably lovely landscapes, as Stein explains: “We trekked up Castle Hill in the South Downs, to capture the setting sun for this homemade video. Majestic and serene. It was the perfect day for capturing ‘The Mavericks’.” It’s from the new album, ‘Snapshot’, due out on 2nd October, which was recorded following the sudden death of Stein’s father in 2019. This song focuses on the same theme of loss that runs through the album. Stein continues: “‘The Mavericks’ is a song that came together over a few years. The first half I’d already had written, the lyrics came in one blessed burst of lyrical expression, then I stashed it away, not knowing quite what to do with it. I was later able to complete it, whilst writing the songs for ‘Snapshot’. With the razor-edged perspective loss can bring, finding the right words became a lot easier for me. Sonically and lyrically, I wanted the song to rise and fall, swell and intensify, mirroring the cyclical nature of life.” This is excellent, absorbing music for the end of summer.
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