Listen: The Xcerts share new track ‘Daydream’

The Xcerts share new track ‘Daydream’

They’ve teased some news on their new album too…

Back in July, The Xcerts returned with ‘Feels Like Falling In Love’, their first track since 2014’s ‘There Is Only You’.

Since then they’ve released a stripped-back, alternate version of the track, but now they’ve delivered a brand new tune. ‘Daydream’ was debuted by Huw Stephens and it’s a scuzzy, pop-fuelled number.

Speaking of the track, frontman Murray Macleod said: ”Daydream was the first song we wrote for the new record and the lightbulb moment in regards to the 80’s influence that inhabits it . Musically it was very much inspired by Rick Springfield and Cheap Trick. We wanted to make an upbeat power pop anthem for people to run wild to!  It’s about not taking loved ones for granted. You never know when they’ll exit your life, and when they do, it may feel like the things you shared and experienced with them was one big daydream. Cherish love…. And stay tuned for album news next week!”

Well, well, well, that’s a tantalising prospect indeed…

Recently, the band also revealed some extensive UK touring plans. Their shows will kick off in their adopted home of Brighton, with the trio stopping in Leeds, Glasgow, Bristol and Birmingham along the way. They’ll then wrap things up with a show at London’s Scala. Tickets are on sale now.

Listen to ‘Daydream’ and see their upcoming UK tour dates below.

29 Brighton, Haunt 
30 Nottingham, Bodega

01 Leeds, Brudenell Social Club 
03 Glasgow, St Lukes 
04 Aberdeen, Tunnels 
05 Newcastle, Think Tank
08 Bristol, Exchange
09 Birmingham, Flapper
10 London, Scala

Read More

Show Me The Body: back in the New York groove

Show Me The Body: back in the New York groove

World tours and a hype-harvesting debut album made this trio one of America’s most essential groups. Back home in New York, they explain how ‘devotional’ new LP ‘Dog Whistle’ expanded their horizons.

PUP: Dead Funny

PUP: Dead Funny

The Toronto punks return with third album ‘Morbid Stuff’, a record that laughs and rages in the face of death and despair with bags of wit, humour and defiance.

In The Fair City: Fontaines DC

In The Fair City: Fontaines DC

Ahead of the release of their explosive debut, we meet Fontaines DC in the city that shaped them, to unpack the creative ethos driving their success.