Nuala Honan delves into the paradoxical vulnerability and strength to be found in human connection, on new track ‘Slow Down’. It is the first exuberant new single to be lifted from her second album, which launches later this year following a spell of personal recuperation and creative evolution for the Bristol-based, Australia-born independent artist.
Said Nuala: “‘Slow Down’ explores that familiar struggle of loving someone who is in pain, and feeling desperate to take their pain away. It is the struggle to stay connected when you feel utterly disconnected. It’s an angry release, but with a tenderness fueled by fierceness. It explores themes of psychosis, and it draws on the fantasy and wild majesty of Irish Celtic heritage, lyrically referencing the theme of the legendary Irish myth, The Children of Lir.”
Originally from rural outback Australia, Nuala Honan was awarded the South Australian Music Industry Award for Most Outstanding Female Vocalist before moving to England (aged just 19) to be closer to her family’s Irish musical heritage and an adventurous music scene.