Hailing from Southend-on-Sea, in earnest are a trio led by couple Sarah and Thomas. Many of their songs and storytelling revolve around mental health. On October 7th, the will release their self-titled debut EP. New single 29 was written by Tom on his 29th birthday and is a recollection of childhood memories. Tom says on the track:
The song is a collage of true stories that have shaped me, involving punching my dad at an ice rink (and regretting it), Chester Bennington and a friendly ghost. It reflects on tedious adulthood and holding onto a childlike thirst for adventure.