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C Duncan’s debut single, ‘For’, is taken from his forthcoming LP (due to drop in summer 2015). A neat window into Christopher’s songwriting, ‘For’ captures the aesthetic, the scope and the wonder that characterises his music. The single will be as a free digital download in November.

The piece is blissful, warm, and full of charm, rolling and lulling with the shimmering grace of the seaside referenced in its lyrics. And yet it is unmistakably Glaswegian, imbued with the same sharp ear for melody as, say, Belle & Sebastian or Camera Obscura or The Pastels, and witty in its own right.

‘For’ is also reminiscent, in equal measure, of Talk Talk’s gentle spirit, Fleet Foxes’ harmonic lushness, The Ink Spots’ post-war radio blues nostalgia and the cathedral reverence of classical choral composition. It has an “old soul”, write Brooklyn Vegan, with “its roots in the pre-rock ‘n’ roll era of pop music.” As specific influences, Christopher lists Maurice Ravel, Bjork and Burt Bacharach.

C Duncan shares his new single "For" from his new album

C Duncan shares new single “For”

C Duncan’s debut single, ‘For’, is taken from his forthcoming LP (due to drop in summer 2015). A neat window into Christopher’s songwriting, ‘For’ captures the aesthetic, the scope and the wonder that characterises his music. The single will be as a free digital download in November. The piece is blissful, warm, and full of charm, rolling and lulling with the shimmering grace of the seaside referenced:

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