Newcastle-born, London-based multi-instrumentalist AJIMALreveals ‘ANIMALS’–the third release from his upcoming album, As It Grows Dark / Light. Produced by Guy Massey(Spiritualized, Bill Fay, The Divine Comedy, The Beatles, Paul Simon), the album is confirmed for release on Friday, April 17th via Wow & Flutter Records.

‘ANIMALS’ emerges with a deeply-haunting quality and glasslike fragility, as the intimate vocals interweave an otherworldly soundscape of unconventional synth and string textures. AJIMAL serves as the creative outlet for Fran O’Hanlon, a doctor by day, who acquired the project’s name in the aftermath of being caught up in Haiti’s 2010 earthquake crisis. Whilst working as a field medic as part of his medical degree, he found himself in the presence of an infamous guest preacher and former voodoo priest, from whom he would later derive his moniker. Following this experience, O’Hanlon went on to release his 2015 AJIMAL debut with CHIILDHOOD, recorded and released as he was qualifying to be a doctor. Through AJIMAL, O’Hanlon often processes the thoughts and emotions caused by real-world experiences and events. 
 
 For his live show, AJIMAL encompass elements of both soaring grandeur and pin drop intimacy -which has earned him support slots alongside the likes of Kathryn Joseph, Lucy Rose,Loney Dear, Lanterns on the Lake, The 1975and Nadine Shah. He recently headlined House Of St Barnabas, and will announce a string of shows around the album release this Spring.
"AJIMAL’s gorgeous lilt seduces with a soothing concoction of pianos, harps and ethereal delivery."
CLASH
"Setting a new benchmark for sensitive pop"
THE LINE OF BEST FIT
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