Witch Fever have shared a darkish new single right now (August 16) known as ‘I Noticed You Dancing’ – test it out beneath.
The music is one other preview of their upcoming debut album, ‘Congregation’, which arrives on October 21 through Sony’s Music For Nations. You may pre-order the album right here.
The newest single providing is described as a “brutalist slab of IDLES-esque bass, as strings rattle the fretboard and trudge the observe into life, while claustrophobic vocal traces and intense guitar melodies entwine an oppressive environment all through the period,” in a press assertion.
It provides: “It’s a music about singer Amy Walpole’s experiences within the charismatic church she grew up in, and feeling watched by males as a teenage woman.”
Of the observe, Amy Walpole says: “It is a music on the album that we’re actually enthusiastic about as actually it’s the primary time we’ve written and allowed a music to have area and time to breathe!
“We’ve been so used to writing fast thrashy tunes it was enjoyable to experiment and write slower ones for the album. We actually love the drone of the guitar, the rattle of the bass and the reverb on the snare drum, in addition to the vocals being slightly extra relaxed and expressive”.
The video for the music leans in direction of a horror-type home-shot film, which Walpole created with director Sam O’Leary.
Talking in regards to the video Walpole added” “Horror has at all times been a style that we’ve drawn inspiration from for lyrics and art work as a result of it’s such a potent and multi-layered style. Horror has such a possible for holding a mirror as much as society to disclose the oppression it continues to uphold.
“Typical parts of horror embody violence, suspense, worry and the abject that are highly effective fictional instruments to reveal the darkish underbelly of society. Horror isn’t identified for being essentially the most progressive or inclusive style, typically centring straight white males, and portraying ladies and folks of color as both helpless victims, monstrous villains, or a facet story to push the male characters plot line ahead. Moreover horror has additionally traditionally ignored the existence of marginalised genders and members of the LGBTQ+ group.”
Talking in regards to the upcoming album, Walpole stated: “As our first album we’re actually excited to simply get it on the market. We really feel that it’s a step above what we’ve performed earlier than as we had an opportunity to experiment with sound and construction. It was our first alternative to discover writing a physique of labor which was difficult however has been so rewarding!”
“…It pushed our artistic course of as a result of we additionally had to consider the songs sitting facet by facet on an album! We tried to interrupt out of what makes a typical ‘witch fever’ music while nonetheless being true to what makes our sound what it’s.”
Earlier this yr, the band supported My Chemical Romance at Milton Keynes. They’re attributable to play Studying & Leeds Pageant subsequent weekend.