Nieves – Straight Line

Nieves are a Glasgow-based folk duo formed by Brendan Dafters (vocals/guitar) and Herre de Leur (piano). We have shamefully missed the first two excerpts from their debut EP, Symmetry and Winter, but today we’re very glad to have ‘Straight Line’ featured on Going Solo.

‘Straight Line’ is a very stripped down song, built over a few piano chords with the only incursion of an acoustic guitar. Brendan’s emotional voice stands above everything else and the result is pleasantly breathtaking. According to the press release, the track “explains a child experiencing the loss of a loved one for the first time“.

Nieves’ debut EP will be released later this year. Listen to Straight Line below.