Friday, March 18
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Following her first studio album, Eliot took a four-year hiatus to re-evaluate her sound. “I went into hibernation for a while, to search for my soul,” she jokes. Thankfully she located it – quite possibly in the Lake District. “I moved there for five months in total isolation, with just my dog,” she remembers. “I was experimenting with different writing methods.” During this time she also worked with the composer Clint Mansell on a soundtrack for the film Filth.
Eliot decided to shed her previous band name in favour of her actual name: “I’m proud of the music I’m making now,” she said at the time, “and I want to take ownership by putting my real name on it.” After putting out the blistering, three-track EP ‘Information’ last August, Eliot embarked on a European tour with Swedish songstress Lykke Li. The tour was captured in a two–part, behind-the-scenes documentary that featured on i-D : ‘On the Road with Eliot Sumner a...Show the rest