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Canadian pop duo Fionn (Brianne and Alanna Finn-Morris) have made their return with new single 'Picnic On The Moon' via 604 Records.
After spending their last couple of records trying to find their distinctive pop sound, FIONN have returned to their singer-songwriter roots to create an authentic folk-pop sound that takes the best of both their folk background and their pop-forward songwriting and production.
After struggling to find their place in the industry, 'Picnic On The Moon' was born out of an existential crossroads. Brianne shares,
“I wrote ‘Picnic on the Moon’ at a strange point in my life. It goes without saying, we all ended up in situations that differed from our expectations back in 2020. For me that meant a full time job in childcare that I had never anticipated for myself as live music and shows became non-existent. I was immensely frustrated with this reality as I had always dreamed my twenties would be filled with touring and traveling. Like many, I fell into periods of intense depression. I believed my dreams were crumbling to dust. As the months went by, I slowly started to surrender and appreciate the little things that brought me joy on the daily. I give a lot of credit to the kids as they helped me to see the mundane from a childlike and exciting point of view. At the same time I was falling deeply in love with my partner of three years, the isolation brought us much closer together - we made our own fun, almost building our own world together. What really tied the song together was one of the imaginative children I was working with. Every day he would point at the sky and ask if we could go have a ‘Picnic On the Moon’. The phrase stuck with me as it brought such a beautiful image to my mind.”
Already known for their honest lyricism and captivating storytelling, the singer-songwriters are taking their soundscape in an even more diverse direction; encapsulating everything from sugary sweet sounds to moodier melodies, and their folk roots. While remaining true to themselves, Fionn’s current vibe embraces a more playful side — a direct result of the sisters’ experiences and mindset over the past year.
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