credit: Matt Miller
The Vancouver folk-pop duo Fionn have spent most of the last year working on a new record, set to be released in spring 2023. This new record, which includes recent releases Picnic on the Moon, All Good, and Waves; is a full-circle record for Fionn, revisiting the sound and spirit of their heralded first releases; however, their path to this point has been anything but predictable.
After all, the duo only dropped their self-titled debut in 2018, though they’ve been quite prolific since, developing a songwriting palette in a few years that even career artists would kill for.
Their latest finds the sisters leaning on their Celtic roots and limiting their palette with organic instrumentation. It’s still catchy as hell, relying on musicianship, songwriting acumen, and authenticity for hooks instead of high-tech tools.
Fionn are eager to be back onstage after the pandemic’s forced hiatus and will surely return to pushing musical boundaries with subsequent recordings. For now, though, Picnic on the Moon revisits the pure, undiluted creative prowess that propelled them to fame in the first place.
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