It starts out sounding a bit like Ainslee ‘Fame Academy’ Henderson’s seminal 2003 hit Keep Me A Secret but Sophie Ellis Bextor’s new single quickly finds its own buoyant pop rhythm and establishes itself as one of the most radio-friendly from her latest album Wanderlust.
The Deer & The Wolf officially comes out next week, serving as the fourth single to be lifted from the Ed Harcourt-produced record which reached #4 on the UK album chart in January. Lead single Young Blood climbed to a #34 chart peak on the UK Top 40, and was followed up with the release of Runaway Daydreamer and Love Is A Camera.
Having performed at Camp Bestival and V Festival earlier this month, the Today The Sun’s On Us chanteuse will kick off a six date UK tour at Cambridge Junction on 24 September. For full details, dates and ticket links, head over to her official website.