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Keeping it in the family, Hackman’s brother has reworked ‘Bath Is Black’ into an unexpected downtempo electronic hit. The floaty vocals remain, however guitars are replaced with soothing synth chords, handclaps galore and a quietly intense future garage breakdown.
‘Going Nowhere’ takes the gloriously retro nuances of F.U.R.S’ sound into more sumptuous territories, as saxophones, Roxy Music-esque guitars and ‘doo wop’ backing vocals combine to create a track that is altogether rather refreshing.
As you can see they are pretty simple. Big graphic on the front. Plain back. These beauties are printed onto super soft, premium cotton. They are softer than a baby’s bum and fresher than a daisy.
At 2.12 minutes long it doesn’t muck around and it’s pulsating drums and clanging guitar make it one of the more urgent songs in the band’s already impressive arsenal
Built around echoey handclaps, a swirling synth and Emma Oppen’s lighter-than-air vocal it’s safe to say this is another slice of summer courtesy of your new favourite band
White Lies don’t exactly make new ground on ‘Getting Even’, but ultimately it’s a culmination of everything they’ve done best to date, and there’s no denying it’s nice to hear those ominous driving guitars, high synths and powerhouse vocals again.
At the hands of ‘No Ceremony’, the previously live sounding single is taken to more dramatic heights with added synths, chillwave effects and vocal splicing, giving the track a completely new electronic aura that’s miles away from the original yet still distinctly The 1975.
The video to ‘Dead Walkie’, which was shot in Lyon, directed by Christopher Mills (Interpol, Broken Social Scene, Modest Mouse, Rush) and, in their own words, ‘features attractive people’
‘Dreaming’ is a near perfect slice of sugar-rush pop. Part Foster The People, part Phoenix and part Passion Pit, this is sunshine-inspired wunderfulness.
‘Situations of You’, available for download below, is carried aloft on a sparkling keyboard riff and an indelible, arena-ready melody
The new arrangement, which sees singer Matt Healy make a rare appeearance on piano, strips back and slows down the original, transforming it into an ice-cold monochrome masterpiece