CMU Approved

Approved: Greenness

By | Published on Tuesday 15 March 2022


Greenness are set to release their nature-inspired debut album ‘Sunrooms’ in May, through frontwoman Cécile Frangi’s own One Fern Records. More specifically, it was inspired by looking out at nature from their home studio during lockdown. So, it’s perhaps fitting that the record’s first single, ‘Destroy/Enjoy’, focusses on the apocalypse.

This is not your usual end of the world dystopian tale though. Frangi explains that it is based on a story more about rebirth that came to her in a dream.

She says: “Earth was rebooting itself on a giant computer screen. It was a strange, but joyous occasion, as if humanity was being given a second chance. There was something very ominous about it, this electricity in the air, but it was also exhilarating”.

New lyrical takes on otherwise well-worn narratives run throughout the album, backed with layered indie-pop and melodies that will curl up and rest happily inside your brain.

You can catch Greenness live at The Folklore Rooms in Brighton on 24 Mar, where they are headlining a night to raise funds for humanitarian aid in Ukraine. More info on that here.

Watch the video for ‘Destroy/Enjoy’ here:

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