Nedelle Torrisi is happy to reveal a new single off her forthcoming album Only For You.
The track, “Complicated,” exemplifies Nedelle’s penchant for writing songs with a modern R&B sensibility and she notes it “is like a 60s soul ballad about how we give more love to our phones than each other.”
Only For You will be released on May 18 via Frenchkiss Records and marks her first LP for the label. It is the follow up to 2015’s Advice From Paradise and was co-produced by Torrisi and Billy Uomo (Babes) who also played and programmed drums. Jeremy Gara of Arcade Fire lent his skills to Only For You, along with many other talented L.A.-based musicians. “Good Love” was produced by the band Inc., Kenny Gilmore (Ariel Pink) produced “Show Me Your Face” and “Vision of Love.” David Greenbaum (Beck) and Gilmore mixed the album.
Nedelle has booked a handful of shows in Los Angeles in support of Only For You and will be touring the US later this summer with dates to be announced soon.
Beyond her own work, Torrisi has contributed and played with a number of artists and bands whose ranks include Ariel Pink, Dev Hynes and Sufjan Stevens. Her accomplishments extend to being the “Dear Abby”of the indie rock world by way of a column called “Advice from Paradise,” where she offers song recommendations to accompany her words of advice to those who write in. In the past The New York Times has said Torrisi has “a guileless voice, an instrument of earnest pleasure and petition,” and Stereogum has noted her music has “80s synths that imply carefree pop, but Torrisi’s gorgeous, layered vocals add depth that the ’80s themselves never achieved.”