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Dutch dream pop duo Maida Rose have a new single out that is going to have a very specific nostalgic twist for many of us. "Fallen" may have been written when Roos Meijer moved to London in 2019 but it doesn't sound very English to me. Instead, it sounds like that brief French lounge music revival from the 1990's that poked its head up. "Fallen" has this incredibly lush and cinematic sound and would have been used in every single indie film that involved a romance if this came out twenty five years ago. It has just the slightest groove to it along with a romantic yearning that fleshes out the beauty of the track.
Maida Rose say of the new song:
"'Fallen’ was the final puzzle piece that was needed to finish our debut album ‘Tales of Adolescence’. A song about reminiscing a previous relationship and wondering about why it ended. Written in London, and inspired by William Blake’s poem ‘The Little Girl Lost’, it questions the final moments before going separate ways and takes you on a melancholic dreampop journey."