FancyNormal meld synth-pop and soul with their ’80s-inspired debut single, ‘Ultra Passion’
02.11.2020

FancyNormal meld synth-pop and soul with their ’80s-inspired debut single, ‘Ultra Passion’

The duo channel Carly Rae Jepsen meets Whitney Houston on their soulful pop debut.

Forged amidst Melbourne’s first COVID-19 lockdown, Melbourne-based synth-pop duo FancyNormal make their debut with their brand new single, ‘Ultra Passion’.

The track explores first love and heartbreak, set against a bright, ’80s-inspired sonic backdrop. Fuelled by frontwoman Noni’s powerhouse pipes and a pulsing, intergalactic beat crafted by musician and producer, Jules, it’s the kind of track you’ll want to belt out as you boogie down.

Channelling the upbeat pop stylings of Carly Rae Jepsen with some Whitney Houston soul and a bit of MGMT synth magic, FancyNormal’s influences span a range of genres and eras to create a sound that’s both contemporary and nostalgic.

Mixed by Joel Dowling, the sound engineer behind beloved tracks such as Matt Corby’s Resolution and Samsaruh’s ‘Elysian’, ‘Ultra Passion’ is unpacks dysfunctional young love in a way that’ll make you want to dance.

FancyNormal will reveal their sophomore single next month ahead of unveiling their first EP, Starts & Appetizers in the near future.

Listen to ‘Ultra Passion’ below. 

Keep an eye on FancyNormal’s Facebook and Spotify for their next single, due for release next month. 

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