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Duo Aquilo create an exclusive mix and dive into the meaning of their upcoming album, 'A Safe Place To Be'.
For fans of The xx and London Grammar, Aquilo are a duo consisting of Ben Fletcher and Tom Higham, childhood friends from Silverdale, a small town in the Lake District. Finding their debut release, “Calling Me”, blow up on Hype Machine.
In the years since, Aquilo have played shows with Oh Wonder and performed at Glastonbury. Now, they’re gearing up to release their third album, ‘A Safe Place To Be’, following 2017’s ‘Silhouttes’ and 2018’s ‘ii’. In February next year, they start their own headline UK and Europe tour, where fans all over can hear the pair’s new record live for the first time.
Ahead of the album’s release, we caught up with the boys to hear more about it. Plus, they created an exclusive mix for you to hear, with a suggested listening location of…the bath. Better get the bubbles out!
Your new album ‘A Safe Place To Be’ has just landed. What’s the story behind the title?
Can you tell us the story behind the album?
Have you got a fave track from the record?
What do you hope people will take away from the album?
What vibe were you hoping to create with this mix?