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Approved: Ferla

By | Published on Tuesday 23 November 2021


Playing what they term “after-dark pop”, Ferla are set to release their second album, ‘Personal Hotspot’, early next year – the follow-up to 2019’s ‘It’s Personal’. Following two previous singles from the record – ‘Rita’ and ‘I See You’ – they are now back with “menacing but meditative” new track ‘Nothing Else Matters’.

“This song’s a bump in the night”, says vocalist Giuliano Ferla. “It’s like one of those dreams you have where you’re trying to run as fast as you can, but the air is thick as sludge and it’s taking all of your energy just to put one foot in front of the other. That’s this song”.

Is that selling it? I don’t know. The track is actually a lot warmer and more inviting than you might now expect. But, he’s right, it is quite sleepy and has a tempo several BPM lower than where another act might have set it. Maybe it would help to know that Giuliano also describes the new album as “a love letter to the world… made up of the things I hate about it”.

Watch the video for ‘Nothing Else Matters’ here:

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