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First Single from Grenfelle

28/04/2021 2021-04-28 18:05:00 JaME Source: Press Release Author: Aude

First Single from Grenfelle

Vintage soul pop music band Grenfelle's first single "KEEP IT GOIN'" will drop on July 17th.


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Vintage soul pop music band Grenfelle will release their first single on July 17th, courtesy of miobell records.

Set to hit the bins on the second day of Record Store Day 2021, the 7-inch vinyl will feature the all-English song KEEP IT GOIN’ on its A-side. The coupling track will be a cover of Ben Watt’s NORTH MARINE DRIVE by French singer-songwriter Manuel Bienvenu, which has been selected by Free Soul and Café Après-midi compilation series’ creator Toru Hashimoto.

KEEP IT GOIN' / NORTH MARINE DRIVE
will be available at independent record stores throughout Japan and will be distributed internationally by TOYOKASEI.

Influenced by indie pop, indie rock, acid jazz, R&B, northern soul and neo-soul, Grenfelle is a four-piece band formed in 2020 and consisting of Swinging Popsicle singer Mineko Fujishima, Northern Bright bassist Masanori Shimada, airbus keyboardist Masashi Yamaguchi and Honeydew guitarist K-GO Mizutani.

Mineko shared a message for international fans:
"Hi, everyone! My new band, Grenfelle’s first single KEEP IT GOIN' will be released on July 17th on “Record Store Day / RSD DROPS 2021”.

Grenfelle’s sound is an alternative blend that reflects our influences of indie pop, indie rock, acid jazz, R&B, northern soul, neo soul, etc. We call this 'A New Vintage Soul Pop Music' that is particularly focused on music production, seeking our own original groove that reflects our 'now'. I hope you like it, please listen! Thank you."

To get the limited edition 7-inch single, fans can contact their local record store or make an overseas order via TOYOKASEI's official website. Details of the worldwide digital release will be announced after RSD 2021.

A preview of KEEP IT GOIN’ can be listened to below.

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