Thursday, August 20, 2015
Track Of The Day :: Pilgrims - Pieces
Words: Ellie Ward
New electronic-infused indie duo Pilgrims - Australian born, London-based singer-songwriter Toma Banjanin (vocals, guitars) and Sydney-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jonathan Bowden (keyboards, bass, guitar) - have known each other since childhood but it wasn't until Jonathan parted ways with former band Battleships, that Pilgrims was formed.
Now with their debut single ‘Pieces’, the pair look set to build a name for themselves with their darkly brooding indie electronica sound coupled with Toma's smooth vocal.
Jonathan began working on songs in Sydney with producer Ross James, aka Lanterns, before sending them across the globe for Toma to work on lyrics and record vocals in London. An early demo caught the attention of Jimmy Lyell of electronic duo Flight Facilities, who helped them co-write and produce the track. ‘Pieces’ also features The Preatures' Luke Davison on drums.
‘Pieces’ is released on September 4.