Formed throughout the throes of adolescence, the Goon Sax keep an innate angst and awkwardness. Their critically acclaimed 2016 debut wove intelligent, dejected musings into jangly ’80s-inspired numbers. Now, freshly signed to Wichita Recordings, the Australian guitar pop trio are gearing as much as launch their sophomore album.
The artists on Wichita’s roster — together with Cloud Nothings and FIDLAR — have a tendency towards emotive, typically frenetic indie rock, making the Goon Sax an apt addition. This sensibility is obvious on their forthcoming album’s lead single “She Knows,” a scratchy coming-of-age love music.
A nervous riff pulsates because the band — now 21, 20, and 19 — type via newly developed neuroses. Lyrics like, “It always hurts when no one replies, I need to tell someone what’s on my mind,” air fashionable anxieties.
Vocalist James Harrison expands on the music in a press release:
“She Knows” has grow to be a really quick music, which took us a whole lot of follow to have the ability to lastly hit and strum our devices quick sufficient, with a whole lot of string breaking. I hope it makes individuals energetic and excited to hearken to, its a music about dropping hope, stubbornness and heartache. Im undecided if its our saddest music, however possibly in case you lock your self in your room for a few days and solely hearken to it you won’t really feel so comfortable, additionally it is okay in case you really feel comfortable to this music! Even higher!!!
Listen to “She Knows” beneath.
1. Make Time four Love 2. Love Lost three. She Knows four. Losing Myself 5. Somewhere In Between” 6. Strange Light” 7. Sleep EZ” eight. We Can’t Win” 9. A Few Times Too Many” 10. Now You Pretend” 11. Get Out” 12. Til The End”
We’re Not Talking is out 9/14 by way of Wichita Recordings.