Brooklyn’s San Fermin exist in a constant state of flux, such that they see themselves as a collective moreso than a band. Buoyed by a collaborative approach that’s recently seen them work with the likes of Nico Muhly, Sorcha Richardson and Wild Pink (all of whom popped up on last December’s In This House EP), they’re on a continued hot streak that looks set to extend further still.
New single ‘Someone You Call Baby’ is premiering with us, if you needed proof. It’s a song whose turbulent, lovelorn outlook is reflected in its gestation, with bandleader Ellis Ludwig-Leone explaining: “Since Allen [Tate] took over producing, my writing process has really changed. I wrote this one at the piano and it came out almost like a ballad, which I never usually write. The song had three distinct sections we really liked, but we couldn’t figure out how to piece it all together, til we finally landed on a version where the first half of the song is a relaxed acoustic guitar groove, which sets up this big cathartic build at the end. Allen and I argued about this one a lot, but often those end up being the best songs.”
Officially out tomorrow, it joins recent single ‘Tired of Loving You’ on their new EP Your Ghost, which arrives on Friday September 9th via Better Company, and we’ve got your first listen below: