On April 8th we released a new single! It's an acoustic version of our song “Jessica” aptly entitled Jessica (acoustic) :) You can access places where it is available by using this smartlink.... https://hypeddit.com/forgottengarden/jessicaacoustic

Heartbeat blog said of Jessica (acoustic) “This track is so beautiful! I love the soothing and dreamy vocals as well as the haunting instrumentals, the violin is heavenly” 

Jessica (acoustic) is a sad, haunting song in typical Forgotten Garden style. It is a meditation on one woman's search for inner peace after suffering domestic trauma. It seeks to highlight the fact that traumas of this nature will often affect the mental state of victims, in some form, for life. This is summed up in the lines from the song “now she's always drifting away, blown by the winds of yesterday.” 

On the track the haunting vocals of Inês are complemented by Danny's wistful acoustic guitar and the melancholy violin and cello of the Severnduo.

We hope you will enjoy it!

Forgotten Garden takes you through four stages of a relationship breakdown on their hauntingly beautiful EP Broken Pieces. Covering you in a synth blanket, the band uses haunting lyrics, airy vocals and some rock guitar lines to paint vivid images.” - Claudia Mendes

The Other Side Reviews


Forgotten Garden are an Indie Rock band (duo+guests) with dark/gothic post-punk tendencies. Occasionally they also wander from the path of post-punk righteousness into more acoustic territory. The haunting vocals are provided by Inês whilst Danny plays most of the instruments. Both live in the north of Scotland although Inês originally comes from Portugal. They started working together in 2019.

The Broken Pieces EP that dropped in September 2020 was Forgotten Garden's first release. It contains four tracks based around the theme of a relationship breakdown. On July 23rd 2021 Screamlite Records released a new single by Forgotten Garden entitled “Jessica”. This is a song about the consequences of domestic trauma. It was paired with “Broken Pieces” (Natural Mix) - a re-mix that previously only had very limited availability.

On 6th December 2021 we released the "Christmas Time" single. "Christmas Time" is an alternative, dark acoustic track about how sad memories can come back to haunt us at Christmas.

The music of Forgotten Garden is mostly inspired by post-punk bands such as The Cure and Joy Division and earlier bands like The Doors. Inês's vocals are influenced by some of her favourite artists like Florence Welch, Lana Del Rey, Chelsea Wolfe, Weyes Blood, Kelsey Lu and Warpaint.