Sailing Stones is the project of Bristol-based singer-songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist Jenny Lindfors. We introduced her with She’s A Rose, her debut EP. Now she’s back with a new track titled “Don’t Tempt the Shadow” which shows her deep and intense vocals and the trembling lines of the sound.
Her words about it: “Don’t Tempt The Shadow” is a song about the dark side of the psyche. It’s basically a plea to an old friend who was increasingly moving into a dark place and becoming a bit delusional. The shadow in human psychology is all about the parts of yourself you don’t want to see, and it’s usually much easier to project those parts onto others than to spot them in yourself. Lyrically I am pointing the finger and saying “you do this and you do that” but in hindsight it was probably all a plea to my unconscious self.”
The song is part of the debut album Polymnia which will be out in 2020. It came together with producer and multiinstrumentalist TJ Allen (Bat For Lashes, Laura Groves) on production and bass duties, Dan Moore on keys/ synths (Moog Ensemble, Modulus III, Anna Calvi) and Daisy Palmer (Mesadorm, Goldfrapp, Rae Morris) on drums and drum machines. Later, Jake and Pete from Get The Blessing provided horn parts, and Drew Morgan (Modulus III) arranged strings on several songs.