Eric Amarillo’s a busy chap this week. Now that his album is out, he’s appearing on every radio and TV show going. And going out on signings at record stores, to boot. We love it! He’s a popstar who’s refusing to rest upon the admittedly comfortable laurels of ‘Om Sanningen Ska Fram’, and he’s putting in the hours to make this record a success. This of course included his three song set on Nyhetsmorgon at the weekend.
Anyway, one of those songs that he performed live was his current single, ‘Fy Fan’, which we haven’t written about on here yet. And that’s a roaring shame, because the studio recording is an absolute beauty. One which you should take a listen to. It comes in an album version and a radio/club edit. And while the latter is not without its many merits, it’s the former that we’ve kept coming back to recently. It’s the slower of the two, and it’s like something of an electronic symphony. It got a build up, it’s got some almighty strings, and it’s got a subtle crescendo of a chorus.
It’s been a very long time since Eric Amarillo has had to prove himself as a hitmaker of course, thanks to his work with The Attic. But we’re delighted that he’s still coming out with new ways to make our ears weep with joy – such as the latest single, ‘Fy Fan’ (loosely translated as ‘Oh FUCK’!.
And here it is;