CMU Approved

Approved: Half Waif

By | Published on Tuesday 31 January 2017

Half Waif

Half Waif, aka Nandi Rose Plunkett, is preparing to release her new album later this year, but before that she will return with a new EP, ‘Form/a’, on 24 Feb. It’s her first release through Cascine and follows on from last year’s ‘Probable Depths’ LP.

“There’s an inherent restlessness in the way that I write and think about sound”, says Plunkett. “I’m the daughter of a refugee, and somewhere in me is this innate story of searching for a home. As a result, I have many – a collection of places that I latch onto, that inspire me, that fuse themselves to me. I’m sentimental, nostalgic – yet constantly seeking what’s next, excavating the sound of my past and colouring it to make the sound of my future”.

She continues: “I’m a child of divorce, fiercely loved but forced into independence at a young age; I rocket into relationships with the desire to find roots, commonality, to create stillness in the midst of public noise. In this way, my songs are like the notes of a large scavenger hunt, clues pinned to trees I have known, or tucked under rocks on my path, urging the listener to keep looking a little deeper, because maybe they will find something special in the end”.

The new EP’s first single, ‘Severed Logic’, is out now. Listen here:

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