farewell jr arrive with their debut ep, 'health' via the independent talking shop records. what initially started out as a solo project for front man nick rayner on his return to cambridge, for what he regarded as some "much needed time to be alone", has since grown to something much greater. hunkered down in cambridge, rayner wrote, recorded, and mixed a series of stripped back songs that have come to form the basis of the 'health' ep. he then travelled to ireland, where, with assistant engineer edan ray, he recorded the stirring drums, whilst the soaring violins that characterise this ep were being recorded on the other side of the world, in australia. the resulting record is a collection of emotive songs that grow from sparse guitar picked melodies that recall early days bon iver, through to grand melodies and orchestral arrangements more reminiscent of arcade fire.