Press: D’Arcy Spiller releases ‘Wolf Blood’

D’Arcy Spiller returns with bewitching new single ‘Wolf Blood’ accompanied by the self-directed, heavenly studio performance video. This marks the first release of new music from the Naarm/Melbourne-based singer-songwriter since 2020’s debut EP Little Demons.

Luring us in for another peak of D’Arcy Spiller’s magical mind and penchant for a hook, ‘Wolf Blood’ is a melting pot of unnerving instrumentation mixed with the visceral storytelling that D’Arcy is becoming known for. Her newfound confidence comes to the fore with haunting howls that ensure shivers down the spine as she resolves running in her own pack;

I got wolf blood
Running in my veins
Lit by a flame
That I can’t explain

 

“The song is about roaming alone and being a flower on the wall. It’s about experiencing something that no one else may understand or want to understand. It’s also about going through an experience to learn about yourself on a deeper level.”  – D’Arcy Spiller

‘Wolf Blood’ is the first taste of new music since 2020’s Little Demons EP, a collection of five songs that transport you to some achingly familiar places within oneself. The sometimes tender, sometimes driving compositions deal with hedonism and hurt, built around a voice that is instantly unique.From the crushing, ‘Cry All Night’, euphoric and emotionally charged ‘Wildfire’, spine-tingling ‘Deep Black Sea’ (which earned her triple j Unearthed Feature Artist and was added to rotation at triple j) to showstopper ‘What In Hell’Little Demons marks D’Arcy’s compelling introduction to the world.

With comparisons to Florence Welch and Lana Del Ray, D’Arcy’s emotive potency in Little Demons was met with acclaim from fans and critics alike. Receiving love from a plethora of publications, a front runner on triple J Unearthed which transcended to its sister station, triple J, plus key playlisting across Spotify and Apple Music.

‘Wolf Blood’ is the effortlessly powerful next step in her art and echoes a fierce independence from D’Arcy Spiller, defining her art as one not to be meddled with.

In other exciting news, it has just been revealed that D’Arcy Spiller has joined the Lonely Lands Agency roster joining the likes of Tash Sultana, Tones & I, Ocean Alley and many more. Catch D’Arcy at Brunswick Music Festival on 10th March, with more performances on the near horizon, be some of the very first to witness ‘Wolf Blood’ live.

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