Experimental British pop ensemble Vanishing Twin are led by London-based musician Cathy Lucas (Fanfarlo, My Sad Captains).
Previously working under the name Orlando, Lucas fashioned unusual electronic-based compositions and conceptual pieces that were released over a series of cassettes before forming Vanishing Twin in 2015. Enlisting collaborators Valentina Magaletti, Phil M.F.U., Elliott Arndt, and Susumu Mukai, Lucas and her new band worked with producer Malcolm Catto (DJ Shadow, Heliocentrics) to record their debut album. Released in 2016, Choose Your Own Adventure melded elements of retro-'60s pop, minimalism, jazz, field recordings, and various other esoteric styles into a voice all their own. Following a pair of short-form releases (2017's Dream by Numbers EP and 2018's cassette Magic & Machines), Vanishing Twin reappeared in 2019 with their second album, The Age of Immunology, a multilingual protest against the increasing xenophobia in the U.K. and around the world. ~ Timothy Monger, Rovi