April 30, 2021 | 9:08am ET
Contemporary off of Slowdive’s reunion again in 2019, guitarist Christian Saville used his post-tour downtime to experiment with sounds that had been too pop oriented for his beloved shoegaze group. By enlisting assist from members of The Flaming Lips, The Smooth Cavalry, and Casket Girls, he as a substitute fashioned the brand new supergroup Beachy Head. In the present day, the group has launched its debut self-titled album on band member Ryan Graveface’s Graveface Records.
In accordance with an announcement on Bandcamp, Saville despatched out sketches of his new songs to Graveface (Casket Women) and The Smooth Cavalry’s Steve Clarke (husband of Slowdive vocalist Rachel Goswell) simply forward of the pandemic. Graveface and Saville had been fortunate sufficient to have the ability to file the foundational tracks in Savannah, Georgia two weeks earlier than COVID introduced the world to a halt.
The album was then fleshed out in between lockdowns, with Clarke contributing background vocals and supplemental instrumentation from the UK, and The Flaming Lips drummer Matthew Duckworth working stateside. Goswell tied the mission collectively by offering some closing vocals on quite a few songs.
The band preluded their debut album with the lead single “Destroy Us” again in March. Now, you may stream the entire eight-track beneath.
Beachy Head Art work:
Beachy Head Tracklist:
01. Warning Bell
04. All Gone
05. On the lookout for Exits
08. Destroy Us