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Witch Rock DUO Unleash Their Inner Animal

Enter the wicked and witchy world of Secrets of Fire

Embark on a dark, enchanting journey into the deeper realms of mortal desire with SoF’s latest single Animal – a new track exploring the juxtaposing sides of the human psyche.

Following on from the last single ‘Runes’ (which received radio play across Europe), ‘Animal’ features reverberating guitars that chime and roar. Alluring lyrics flow from singer Astrid’s dark soulful voice as the melody seduces and bends. With its unconventional structure Animal tempts and teases. Quite soon things may begin to feel ‘all wicked’.

The music video for Animal may get hearts racing too. Filmed and edited by the duo, Astrid plays two different female characters in a fetish-themed, fantasy world.

Imagine Gwen Stefani fronting Pixies, and you’d be half way there!

SoF are Astrid (vocals) and River (guitars/production). Ex-Londoner River, grew up watching guitar bands in the bars and clubs of Camden. A prolific songwriter, he records and sculpts the SoF sound – weaving goth-rock guitar tones, with melodic indie soundscapes. Astrid’s name derives from her Nordic roots and she has identified as a witch from a young age.

The band’s influences include:

Foo Fighters, The Cure and Blondie. As well as visual artists like Helmut Newton, David Lynch and Nick Zedd. SoF embrace a DIY ethic .They record all their own music, as well as shooting and editing their own photos and videos.

Animal by secrets of fire single cover artwork

“Animal is about reaching in and touching those primal emotions. If we’re brave and enter, there’s a bewitching world of play to embrace”

– Astrid, SoF


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