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Nudista Release New Single “Somebody Else” – Taken From Forthcoming EP “Nothing Makes Sense Until It Does” Due 16th May via Sad Club Records

April 16, 2024
Photo Credit: Nat Faulkner



London-based alt-folk duo, nudista follow up their recent, critically acclaimed singles with brand new track ‘Somebody Else’, out now via Sad Club Records

A gentle, mid-passed acoustic track, ‘Somebody Else’ finds the band drawing on influences like boygenius, Elliot Smith and Waxahatchee. A song about self-realisation and coming to understand that you may be living your life on other people’s terms, the track is the emotional heart of their forthcoming EP

“’Somebody Else’ is about coming to the realisation of having been living a life not trusting your own voice and path, of living life in somebody else’s terms” Pilar explains. “It explores the idea of not knowing fully who you are, about going on a self-exploration journey to find the voice within you and to tune into your own instinct. It talks about my own frustration with myself and with the world, feeling the burden of time passing and the feeling of lacking the time to fully press pause and look within to check in with yourself.”

The delicate and rhythmic guitar strings flow with this gentle ease whilst the ambience touches on this minimalist and expressive nature, focusing on the prowess of the vocal harmonies, powerfully gliding through the intimate lyrics and shifting through this range whilst completely hooking the audience on the emotional voyage. The minimalist instrumentation alters with the warm percussive shuffles and the brooding strings, these key tone additions stir the quantity of affection that oozes from such a fragile arrangement.

Always in awe of Nudista, they continue to cover such a range with their vision, the pair are unstoppable and this forthcoming EP will be a release that captures sincerity and beauty.

Along with previous singles ‘Different Eyes’ and ‘Waiting Line’, the song gives a brilliant flavour of what their forthcoming EP, ‘Nothing Makes Sense Until It Does’ is all about. Partly inspired by the liberation that comes with knowing you cannot control everything in your life, the EP blooms with a warm energy that saturates all of the four tracks.

A large part of what these songs are about is an understanding that we do not exist in isolation, let alone create in it” Pilar says. “This whole EP celebrates that, it wouldn’t have been possible without all of the people that have helped us along the way, the emotional support that has made making music possible, the people who have believed in the music and have offered to help in many different ways and all of the people who continue to show support by listening to our music, coming to shows or simply acknowledging us as musicians.”

Formed by Pilar Matji Cabello and Robbie Carman while they were both studying at the University of London, nudista came together over a shared love of acts such as Mazzy Star, Yo La Tengo and Neil Young. Robbie had been in and out of various bands from his teens, giving him an eclectic range of stylistic influences, while Pilar’s upbringing in her native Spain has also brought something to the band’s sound. Those first recordings became their debut EP, ‘Halfway Here’, written during the pandemic and released via Sad Club Records in 2021. The emotional self-reflection of the duo’s songwriting has only continued to get stronger as they use music to navigate their way through a continuously changing world.

Track List

Different Eyes

Waiting Line

Somebody Else





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