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Ferris & Sylvester kick off 2019 with new single Sickness

The duo head out on tour next month.

Ferris & Sylvester
Credit: Archtop Records

Duo Ferris & Sylvester have released their new single Sickness.

A bluesy folk fusion, the track has been picking up support from BBC Introducing and was premiered recently on Clash. Sickness was produced by Michael Rendall (Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney, Echo & The Bunnymen) and it’s a darker and deeper cut than we’ve heard from the band before.

Talking about the single Ferris & Sylvester say, “Sickness was one of the first songs we wrote together. It came quickly and felt powerful almost instantly. It’s about human relationships – the power and the frustration – and the desire to throw it all away.

“We recorded the track on our last day in the studio with Michael and continued into the early hours; it felt important to keep it raw and let the song speak for itself. Everything you hear was tracked live and a lot of it was recorded in one take, the guitar solo and vocals for instance. It’s our proudest piece of work to date.”

Sickness is the follow-up to Burning River, which has picked up over half a million plays so far on Spotify.

In February Ferris & Sylvester will play nine dates across the UK and Ireland, with a London headline show at The Lexington on 11th February. Full headline tour dates are:

4th – Leeds, Oporto
5th – Glasgow, Poetry Club
6th – Manchester, Eagle Inn **SOLD OUT**
7th – Birmingham, Cuban Embassy
9th – Exeter, Cavern
11th – London, The Lexington
12th – Brighton, The Prince Albert
13th – Southampton, The Joiners
14th – Dublin, Sound House

Tickets are available now through ferrisandsylvester.com/tour.

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