Listen: Bel Heir – Night Rider

Now this is a story all about how, our months got flip-turned upside down, and I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, I’ll tell you all about October’s release from a band called ‘Bel Heir’.

Check your calendar and you’ll see it’s one of our favourite days again already (and not just in the “pinch punch first of the month” sense). That’s right, it’s the first Tuesday of October, which means we’ve been treated to some new material from the best Philly noir-pop troubadours we know.

The last few tracks we’ve heard from Bel Heir have provided quite the insight, as each clockwork scheduled release has shown us a new side of their personality, whether its through the dark atmosphere of ‘Kiss The Devil’ or the balladic ‘Throw Me In The River’. This month’s offering unsurprisingly continues that trait, with another solid-gold release from the four piece now available to take away the pain that summer is now officially over.

Dark, brooding and thankfully made with no inspiration from David Hasselhoff (or talking cars for that matter), ‘Night Rider’ brings together strings, acapella harmonies and cinematic guitars, yet still seems gloriously sparse in the verses, allowing the anthemic chorus to flourish in that synonymous ‘Bel Heir’ fashion.

‘Night Rider’, along with B-side ‘Neon Skies’ is out now on iTunes, check out the lead track below.

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