Fanni studied music for 3 years and, with her first band Signals to Noise, paid her dues trawling through the clubs and pubs of Budapest. Of her big influences at the time – Fiona Apple, Tracy Chapman, Sting, Lykke Li and Amy Winehouse – none became more important than Leonard Cohen’s poetry and the heartbreaking delivery in his performances. Features on hip-hop/pop band Follow the Flow’s live performances in 2017-2018 brought her to the attention of Universal Hungary who released her debut single ‘Horizon’ in March of 2018.
Its success earned her a spot at Hotsmusic Hungary’s Outbreakers Lab, a workshop for emerging European talent, where she connected with The Animal Farm and decided to come to London to record new music.
“The story of my recent singles started at HOTS (Hungarian Oncoming Tunes), a music business mentoring conference held in Hungary, where I met The Animal Farm, my producers and label, and we formulated the idea of me going to London to work with them. The biggest takeaway from the conference for me was that no matter where we come from, how successful we are, we all have struggles, ups and downs and we’re in the same boat. In a world where social media gives you the “perfect” image of “perfect” lives it was refreshing to be open about what we’re really going through. I think it doesn’t really matter where you come from.”
“These songs are so raw, much more outspoken and braver than I ever thought I could write. I feel like I found my voice in London and I’m so excited about it.’’
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