"Beautiful, sheeny, witty, baroque pop…very very special indeed."
- Lauren Laverne, BBC6 Music
“I really really love his delivery; it’s incredibly personal…a beautiful voice.”
- Guy Garvey, BBC6 Music
From 2006-2016 Nicolas Burrows wrote, recorded and performed under the name GLACIERS, releasing two home-recorded albums and several EPs, for the first release as F E L L Nicolas has worked with producer Andy Ramsay (Stereolab) at Press Play Studios, and with Jorgen Skjulstad and Thomas Meidell at Metronopolis in Oslo, giving his songs the studio treatment for the first time.
Intensifying a long-held lyrical focus on natural wonder & magic, "There Still Are Mysteries" conjures up images of sun-drenched meadows, wilderness wanderings, dark lakes and moonlit glades, populated by strange folkloric characters hovering just out of view. Harmoniums, warm guitars and saxophones, shimmering organs and boggy basslines give life to simple melodies, creating an undulating and lush 38 minutes of song: a perambulatory meditation on wonder, on not knowing, on magic, myth and mystery...