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one far sun Returns with Enchanting Love Ballad "hello old friend"



After a decade-long hiatus, the beloved trio one far sun is back on the music scene with their latest release, "hello old friend". Comprised of Amy Wagner on gritty guitars and lead vocals, alongside sisters Rachel Menzies and Fiona Menzies on violin, cello, and lush vocal harmonies, one far sun brings renewed energy and perspectives to their musical journey.


In 2012, one far sun bid farewell to the UK music stage as the trio pursued different careers and life paths, including motherhood and relocating to different countries. Now, after a decade-long break, they reunite with a newfound passion for music and storytelling.


Their new single "hello old friend" is a love letter to Australia, capturing the bittersweet bond between expatriates and their homeland. With folk/alt-pop vibes and epic string arrangements, the track conveys the complexities of parting ways with a once-cherished relationship.


The lyrics of "hello old friend" were penned over a decade ago while one far sun was on tour in Australia. Life intervened, and the song remained an incomplete demo, filed away but never forgotten. Now, with renewed inspiration, the trio returned to the studio to breathe new life into the composition.


In collaboration with producer Rob Aitken at his Crystal Palace studio, one far sun crafted a fresh arrangement for "hello old friend". Lead singers Amy and Rachel deliver heartfelt verses, complemented by Fiona's exquisite cello melodies and sumptuous three-part harmonies.


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