“Temples is an offering in song that I wanted to be overwhelmingly pretty and a bit nostalgic,” James Harrison explains. “It sort of reminds me of an epic biopic or a scripted love letter.When writing the lyrics, I was trying to surmise a romance in its entirety rather than as a self-contained moment. That’s why I think the romanticism is a bit unbelievable. And why I felt like I was in a dream state when I wrote it.
“The lyrics are referential to The Wind and The Willows as well as Tim Buckley. The video takes inspiration from Joanna Newsom’s clip for ‘Divers’ as well as a scene from the 2000’s Kanye West clip ‘All Falls Down’. Director James Caswell and band mates Louis and Riley helped me bring this song and video to life.”
Check it out now below.
See The Goon Sax live at the following dates:
24 - Mono Cafe Bar, Glasgow, with Brenda + more TBA
25 - YES, Manchester + The Short Causeway
26 - Hare & Hounds Kings Heath, Birmingham + The Nature Centre
28 - MOTH CLUB, London + Naima Bock
20 - Seattle WA @ Moore Theatre
21 - Vancouver BC @ Vogue Theatre
22 - Portland OR @ Wonder Ballroom
23 - Portland OR @ Wonder Ballroom
24 - Oakland CA @ Fox Theater
27 - Los Angeles CA @ Hollywood Palladium
28 - San Diego CA @ The Observatory North Park
29 - Mesa AZ @ The Nile
30 - 2022 - Santa Fe NM @ Meow Wolf
02 - Austin TX @ ACL Live at the Moody Theater
03 - Dallas TX @The Factory Studio
05 - Atlanta GA @ The Masquerade - Heaven Stage
06 - Asheville NC @ The Orange Peel
07 - Carrboro NC @ Cat's Cradle
08 - Nashville TN @ Brooklyn Bowl - Nashville
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A sense of an increasingly assured outfit emerges.
Listen to new track ‘In The Stone’ now.
Chock full of frenetic energy, catchy rhythms and captivating melodies.
The track is taken from the Aussies’ forthcoming album, ‘We’re Not Talking’.