- The returning Aussie rockers – now joined through Noah & The Whale’s Tom Hobden – communicate to NME about their four years away.
- New life in London, and what to expect from their spacey and ambitious 1/3 album.
Gang Of Youths have again with their first new tune in four years. Check out the new single ‘Angel Of eighth Ave.’ below and our video interview with the band above.
‘Angel Of eighth Ave.’ is the Australian band’s first taster of their upcoming 0.33 album, which become recorded and self-produced at their domestic studio in Hackney, wherein they’ve been running due to the fact leaving Sydney for London back in 2017 to escape the fame they skilled as a chart-topping, multi-ARIA-winning band of their place of origin.
“It’s approximately falling in love and locating a place in a brand new metropolis with that man or woman,” frontman Dave Le’aupepe informed NME. “It’s my tale. However, we wanted it to experience a more comprehensive spectrum of love and the two important cities that performed a huge part in mine and my wife’s life.
“There’s always working to be poetry with love in the large town, and the city is a microcosm for a worldwide human revel in irrespective of where.” The tune additionally comes after an eventful duration of births, marriages, and deaths experienced through the band – who’s now joined through former Noah & The Whale multi-instrumentalist Tom Hobden on the recommendation of departing guitarist Joji Malani.
“I say this all of the time, which sounds very self-loathing and ‘woe is me’, however, I in no way sincerely became accustomed to a person who changed into marginally inside the public space [in Australia] – to me coming to London turned into like, ‘Fuck that!'” Le’aupepe persevered.
“Being with my spouse and being right here supposed plenty. London, without a doubt, fashioned the man or woman of the band. Life happened to anyone, which turned into a mirrored image of the city we’re in. We should have had those particular stories during the last four years in any metropolis, but London has been the degree for it. ‘Angel Of 8th Ave.’ is only a reflection of experiencing love in a new metropolis.”
Le’aupepe and Hobden defined NME as how the track turned into an “obvious desire” for the primary unmarried. With the New, Order meets Springsteen sonic technique marking a “transition” into their new sound even. As standing out because the most effective one from the brand new batch sounds something like the previous album ‘Go Farther In Lightness.’