The chiming, bubbling guitars form a lovely circular and chunky base up on which Nicholl’s voice soars – melancholic and heavenly harmonies form a lovely melody. The result is something quite hypnotic and very dreamy.
Nicholls says of the track:
‘The Way I Fear’ recalls a moment in a new relationship when you don’t know if it’s real or not, and the other person isn’t confirming or denying. Tension between “the way i fear” and “the way i feel” builds evoking a sense of anticipation and anxiousness.
Indeed, the track has a restless energy about it: