Having released ‘Infancy Pt. I’ back in April, The Ninth Wave are giving us a little taste of what’s to come in November’s ‘Pt. II’. Sharing new cut ‘Imitation’ today, it’s another huge melodic banger from the Glasgow group.
“’Imitation’ is what happens when I forget about my lonely disposition and get too caught up in everyone else’s lives,” Co-lead vocalist Haydn says. “It’s about how easy it is to become something you hate and we hate simple songs, so we made this song really simple and straightforward. We recorded it in the summer of 2018 with Dan Austin and Phil Parsons. This song was the quickest one of all of the 12 songs we recorded to track, as we did the backbone of it live to capture the feeling we felt when we played it live in the months prior to the ‘Infancy’ sessions.”
With ‘Infancy Pt. II’ set for release on 15th November, they’ll be celebrating with their biggest headline tour to date! Check out the dates below:
09 - Think Tank? Underground, Newcastle
11 - Picture House Social, Sheffield
12 - The Cookie, Leicester
13 - Sound Basement, Liverpool
14 - Soup Kitchen, Manchester
16 - The Flapper, Birmingham
17 - Green Door Store, Brighton
18 - Portland Arms, Cambridge
19 - Electrowerkz, London
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