Members: Rui Saraiva, Rodrigo Ribeiro, Helder Matos, Joana Gomes
The Fingertips are one of the most popular Portuguese bands at present. They launched their debut album in 2003 and achieved first place on radio airplay for the single Â´Melancholic BalladÂ´. This was followed up with two more releases (2006 & 2007) which saw the band repeating their success with top radio airplay once again.
The band has a loyal fan base and has supported the likes of Nelly Furtado, Queen, George Michael, The Corrs, etc..
In 2010 the band set a new course and went in search of a new vocalist. Out of hundreds of candidates Joana Gomes was chosen to be the new voice of the band.
With the arrival of Joana the band finalised a few ideas they had been working on in the studio and launched the single Â´Simple WordsÂ´
Â´Simple WordsÂ´ is the first recording by The Fingertips with Joana Gomes as the new vocalist making her mark with a new intense and melodic sound for the band.
The song is co written by songwriters/producers Rui Saraiva and Helder Matos who were the foundation of the previous works by the band. They are joined by the arrival of Virgilio Fino the new lyricist who was born in London but has Portuguese roots.
Â´Simple WordsÂ´ is a ballad with JoanaÂ´s sweet sensual vocal tones complimenting a melodic piano melody. The guitar solo brings back memories of past decades and cuts through the overwhelmingly delicate chorus passionately.
It is a song for all people who feel a swirl of emotions in life and one to be listened to again and again.
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