- Words Notion Staff
London band, Arliston, drop their delicate new single "Mothering" from their upcoming EP 'Even in the Shade'.
London-based trio Arliston inadvertently burst on the scene back in 2018 with the release of their critically acclaimed EP ‘Hawser’. Originally meant to be a studio-only project, the band swiftly gained traction and a loyal following for their mesmerising production style, drawing comparisons to Bon Iver and James Blake. Following a string of live shows, the pandemic struck, giving the band a moment to regroup and develop their sound before marking a triumphant return in 2021 with their single “Mountaineer” which has amassed almost a million streams.
Now Arliston – comprised of singer-songwriter Jack Ratcliffe, guitarist George Hasbury, and drummer Jordi Bosch – reveal their latest single “Mothering”, from their upcoming EP ‘Even in the Shade’ set for release later this year. Signalling a move into a more mature and sophisticated sound, “Mothering” intricately blends delicate piano and guitar textures with Ratcliffe’s touching vocal performance.
Speaking on the track, George of Mothering says, ‘I’m so happy with how this one came together, we always try to keep a lid on the productions, it’s too easy nowadays to use all the toys on every song! But with Mothering I think we’ve managed to get a real sense of groove and momentum into such a small arrangement.’