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'Blood on my hands' announces Fernandez as a major musical force. 

 

A love affair. A fever dream. Fernandez is both friend and femme fatale with her soulful vocals, haunting heavy grooves and widescreen cinematic sound. Sweeping old Hollywood strings meet spooky tremelo guitar and 60’s keyboards in a new genre that sits at the sweet cross-road between retro, alternative soul and trip hop.

 

Underpinned by Fernandez's strong lyrical imagery, the album has a sound that is both new and familiar, a homage to the old noir genres and an exploration of new sonic possibilities.

 

Fernandez introduces herself with ‘I know I’m nobody put my head right over there…’ And the show starts. Playing out like a movie, each tune conjures up complex scenes, stories and vivid emotions. This album bears the fruit of a collaboration with producer /composer / engineer Greg J. Walker, nurtured during the darkest days of covid-afflicted Melbourne and brought to completion during the city's rebirth. 

Singing about the loss of control, worth, morality and the existence of dark love Fernandez pulls together a collection of genres that have deeply influenced her writing. The uniqueness of her collaboration with Walker creates a one-of-a-kind sound only made possible through the marriage of her writing, singing and Walkers esoteric production style. 

 

Best known for his work under the critically acclaimed moniker Machine Translations, Greg J. Walker has produced award-winning albums for artists including Paul Kelly, Tiny Ruins, Jess Ribiero and C .W Stoneking as well as composing soundtracks for many film and TV projects including the global phenomenon that is the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries franchise. 

 

Fernandez's 'Blood on my hands' is inspired by Portishead, Air, Bernard Herrmann, Bjork, The Andrew Sisters, The Beatles, Massive Attack, Sarah Vaughan , Elvis Presley and 40s -70’s Blues/Soul. ​

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