Premiere: Bonzie — “How Do You Find Yourself, Love?” MP3 Stream | Under the Radar | Music Blog for the Indie Music Magazine
Thursday, May 23rd, 2024  

Premiere: Bonzie — “How Do You Find Yourself, Love?” MP3 Stream

Chicago's Nina Ferraro recorded new track with Steve Albini

Nov 20, 2013 BONZIE Bookmark and Share

Nina Ferraro, the 18-year-old Chicago-based singer/songwriter who performs under the moniker, Bonzie, released her debut LP, Rift Into the Secret of Things, in August. The album showcases the young artist’s assured talent, its songs ranging from elegant folk with ambient and orchestral touches to more ramshackle country numbers that recall the feisty weariness of Bright Eyes.

After the album’s completion, Ferraro met with Steve Albini and headed into his studio, Electrical Audio, to record the new track, “How Do You Find Yourself, Love?” There, they were joined by Jeff Parker and Dan Bitney of Tortoise, along with Iron & Wine bassist, Matt Lux, and Sufjan Stevens’ drummer, James McAlister. Two of Ferraro’s influences, PJ Harvey and Jim O’Rourke, are apparent on the intimate, dramatic track, which, as to be expected, gets a bit noisy.

“We were all on the same page,” Ferraro says of the live-to-tape session. “We did risky things as experiments on the song and decided to keep them. It was a freeing process.”

Bonzie has opened recent live sets with the song. She performs tonight at Lincoln Hall in Chicago as support for headliner Ivan & Alyosha.


Submit your comment

Name Required

Email Required, will not be published


Remember my personal information
Notify me of follow-up comments?

Please enter the word you see in the image below:

There are no comments for this entry yet.