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Sid Muriel Releases Debut Single 'Hectic'

Sid Muriel is Tom Pullum, a reluctant Norfolk country boy and unsettled London city man at the same time. Never looking for a fight, but one always finding him whether that be with some ignorant soul insulting his androgynous fashion sense or the ones he starts in his own head. Yet, with cracked knuckles he weaves his way round a piano effortlessly, playing through the pain.

Sid Muriel on his music…

‘I’m looking to break the cycle my ‘genre’ is running around. I want to write about more than just nature and over the past year I’ve had an array of repressed emotions pouring out of me while writing. I've learnt my brain can't hold onto one emotion for long so I didn't think my music should sound like it can either. Thus Sid Muriel was born, I see the project as a balance between beautiful, dark and conflicted.’

On his debut release, ‘Hectic’…

“‘Hectic’ was written, recorded and brought to life last year when I illegally resided in Cable Street, Limehouse, London.  My flat, dubbed ‘The Shed’ by friends; had no running water, no cooking stove…just my beloved Piano ‘Joanna’ and me. Luckily, Cable Street is a hub for penniless creatives like myself so…dragging Joanna down a disused service elevator I recorded ‘Hectic’ as part of my EP with the fantastic Jon Moody (of Franc Moody fame) in his studio. It was wonderful. Drunk. Weird.

The video for ‘Hectic’ explores the darkness I saw in myself and others who grew up in the Norfolk Countryside. Anti Gentry if you will.”

Hectic’ is the first track off Sid Muriel’s debut EP, scheduled for release later this year.

Check out 'Hectic' HERE


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