Virens’ debut EP, ‘Couples Therapy’ is a heartfelt musical project that emerged from an unexpected lockdown love story between an actress from Birmingham and a songwriter from Bexhill. The EP delves into the trials and tribulations of being in a relationship, exploring the complexities and emotions that come with love and companionship.
Entirely self-funded, ‘Couples Therapy’ was produced by Fyfe at Park Studios and mastered by Kevin Tuffy at Man Made Mastering. The EP’s singles have garnered over 35K streams on Spotify alone and have organically cultivated a following of approximately 5K across various social media platforms. The support from BBC Radio 6 Music & BBC Introducing, particularly from Cerys Mathews and Tom Robinson, has further boosted their visibility.
For fans of artists such as Big Thief, Clairo, Phoebe Bridges, Daniel Norgren, The Civil Wars, Boy Genius, First Aid Kit, Fleet Foxes, and Laura Marling, Virens offers a musical landscape that combines introspective lyricism with captivating melodies. The EP delves into the intricacies of relationships, exploring both the highs and lows with sincerity and vulnerability.
With their debut release, Virens showcases their talent for crafting evocative and relatable songs. ‘Couples Therapy’ invites listeners into an intimate journey, capturing the essence of human connection and the complexities that come with it. This EP serves as a promising introduction to Virens’ musical artistry and leaves listeners eager to see what future endeavors they have in store.
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