Aquilo (Ben Fletcher and Tom Higham) – who first introduced themselves back in 2014 with their inimitable and beautifully cinematic sound – have spent the last few years going from strength to strength. A handful of widely acclaimed EPs have seen them garner an impressive and dedicated following both with fans, and also in the film and TV world. The duo grew up living directly across the road from each other in the small picturesque village of Silverdale, but ironically due to being in different school years never really got to know each other until one discovered the others music on Soundcloud.
The music they now create together is essentially musical incarnations of the incredible scenery that has surrounded them all their lives, with undertones of the music that has influenced them both growing up. Having produced the majority of their own material along the way, when it came to their full-length debut, Silhouettes, they were incredibly honored to also work alongside the brilliant SOHN as well as spending some time in the equally inspiring landscape of Iceland with the hugely talented Ólafur Arnalds, both of whom feature on a selection of the album's songs as producers.
A&R Manager Nick Shymansky says, "What makes Aquilo exciting and refreshing is how they possess a cinematic, poetic depth which can only come from growing up in a rural scenic setting yet due to broadband they have the progression and urgency which normally comes from a metropolis."