Following a period fronting London psych-rockers The Hypnotic Eye, Grace Lightman found herself suddenly solo and keen to draw her influences and passions – the warped weirdness of Vincent Gallo films, the swagger and style of Debbie Harry, and the understated musical sensuality of Francois Hardy and Nico – into something of her own. Armed with an agenda, Grace sought out a like-minded collaborator and found herself in the East London basement studio of producer San Felu. Bonding over a mutual love of the Twilight Zone and torch songs, the pair began creating a set of songs, the first of which was her first single ‘Vapour Trails’.

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