Eleanor and Matthew Friedberger are the brother and sister duo behind avant-pop ensemble The Fiery Furnaces. They started recording back in 2000 and have since released a mahoosive nine studio LPs.
Amidst touring most of North America recently for FF, Eleanor has somehow managed to put together solo album number one, Last Summer which is due for release July 12 from Merge Records.
‘My Mistakes’ is the first single: Mobile users, click here to listen.
Also, take a look at the music video for ‘Even In The Rain’ taken from The Fiery Furnaces’ 2009 LP, I’m Going Away:
To finish off with we have this short film directed by James Oakley for VPL by Victoria Bartlett, starring Eleanor and blonde model Natasa Vojnovic. It is an eerie, mind-bending tale of alter-egos recalling the 1970’s psychedelic classic film Performance, which starred James Fox and Mick Jagger: