Having announced that their first official studio album in six years will be arriving in October, Spector are sharing the visuals for ‘Now Or Whenever’s first single ‘Catch You On The Way Back In’.
Speaking about ‘Catch You On The Way Back In’, Fred Macpherson says “Catch You on the Way Back In’ is a 160bpm bon voyage: An ‘until next time’ for when you don’t know how long the next time might be. It’s music for closing and music for opening, and strangely both the first track we started for the album and the last before we didn’t see each other in the flesh for six months. It’s more of a drinking song than a thinking song, so it will probably make most sense when we’re all allowed in the same room again.”
Director Callum Lloyd-Jones adds, “The inspiration came from wanting to recreate memories from a drunk night out, trying to piece together what happened and only recalling the random flashes that your brain records when you’ve had far too many. The video was created by using the single frame function on a super 8 camera and is effectively just a series of photos smashed together from a rainy night in East London. Most videos are shot at around 24 frames per second, which is why you get that smooth motion. This is shot at around 1 or 2 frames per second, hence why the movement is so erratic and aimless. We combined this with 16mm footage of a couple to give us our fleeting memories that cut through the blur of the night, making something that feels random and chaotic yet relatable to any night dangerously mixing drinks.”
Watch it now below.
‘Now Or Whenever’ Tracklisting:
1. When Saturday Comes
2. Catch You On The Way Back In
3. Do You Wanna Drive
4. Norwegian Air
5. Funny Way of Showing It
6. No One Knows Better
7. I’m Not Crying You’re Crying
8. Bad Summer
10. This Time Next Year
11. An American Warehouse In London
See Spector live at the following dates:
31 The Fleece, Bristol
01 Mama Roux’s, Birmingham
02 Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
04 Riverside, Newcastle
05 Oran Mor, Glasgow
06 Voodoo, Belfast
07 The Grand Social, Dublin
09 Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
10 O2 Ritz, Manchester
11 O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London
15 Volta, Brussels
16 Paradiso, Amsterdam
17 Molotow, Hamburg
19 Ideal Bar, Copenhagen
20 Badehaus, Berlin
21 Klub Hydrozagadka, Warsaw
22 Cafe V Lese, Prague
24 MTC, Cologne
25 Supersonic, Paris
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