Cheekface – ‘Featured Singer’


Cheekface have shared new single ‘Featured Singer’, a song that was inspired by a daydream lead member Greg Katz had during the pandemic about being a featured singer on an EDM song: ‘I was thinking about how hard it is for a band to reach people, especially in the middle of the pandemic, and my…

Life – ‘Friends Without Names’


Life have shared ‘Friends Without Names’ ahead of the potential release of their third album next year. Recorded in the dead of night with producer Luke Smith in a chapel below Hull, vocalise Mez Green says the song ‘is the anchor and and blueprint for our next record. In a remote part of Eastern England,…

Babeheaven – ‘Don’t Wake Me’


Babeheaven have shared new single ‘Don’t Wake Me’ ahead of what’s set to be a big 2022 for the West London five-piece. A song about feeling – and losing – connections with both loved ones and your possessions, it’s a sublime slice of melancholic dream pop that has elements of both London Grammar and The…

Wet Leg – ‘Too Late Now’


After releasing two of the most vibrant songs of the year – and featuring on so many Top Tips for 2022 lists – Wet Leg have shared the video for new single ‘Too Late Now’ and announced details of their debut album, also called ‘Wet Leg’, which will be out on 8 April via Domino.…

Blood Red Shoes – ‘Morbid Fascination’


Blood Red Shoes have shared new single ‘Morbid Fascination’ ahead of the release of their sixth album ‘Ghosts On Tape’ via Velveteen Records on 14 January, 2022. The album came together despite both members living on opposite sides of the Atlantic with Steven Ansell saying: ‘It’s been a loooong time since we both lived in…

Good Good Blood – ‘Green Bank’


Spectral Nights favourite Good Good Blood has shared ‘Green Bank’ ahead of the release of new album ‘The Dizzying Parade’ via Team Love Records on 21 January 2022. With more distorted tones from the outset and a brooding bass pushing things along, this alt-folk piece has an underlying menace as James Smith’s muffled yet rasping…

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crush – ‘so strange’


Manchester-based indie heroes crush have shared new single ‘So Strange’, a song that vocalist and guitarist Amber Warren says is all about overcoming negative thoughts and feelings in a powerful way: ‘It’s a dialogue in the first person, addressing anxiety in a cathartic defiance of the emotions that arise from it’. The band list My…