Whilst the name may not be familiar, the voices behind Lennixx should be. Hanna Larsson (yes, Zara’s sister) and Andrea Kallström previously brought us the stellar single ‘Always On My Mind’, performing at the time as Hanna & Andrea. That was all the way back in 2016 and the track rightly received glowing feedback from numerous pop behemoths. Fast forward a few years though and the duo not only have a new name and a new look, but a new sound. ‘Split By’ is both the name of their debut EP and the lead single, both of which showcase a more soulful, jazz infused sound. Described by the pair as “an early-noughties R&B slink”, this is a beautiful blend of modern nu-soul – think Jordan Rakei or Danish singer Marie Dahlstrom – and a more classical sound, with nods to Erykah Badu and Alicia Keys. ‘Split By’ meanders along, snaking through a narrative of romantic disappointment, with the real drama brought by Larsson and Kallström’s honey-drenched tones.  Revealing the inspiration behind the track, Lennixx tell us “‘Split By’ is about when you’re in a certain situation with a person you can’t seem to get out of. When you are with this person you change and become someone you’re not, because you go back and forth for so long not knowing exactly what you are. You’re basically stuck in limbo with this person.” Both the single ‘Split By’ and the Split By EP were released 31st May via TEN Music Group in the UK and are available on all the usual platforms, so get listening now:
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