“These two songs were written, recorded and mixed during the sessions for As Days Get Darkbut as much as we loved them, we couldn’t find a place for them on the final album,” explains Aidan Moffat . “Maybe it’s because they seem to have their own distinct identities, but sometimes a song just sounds better on its own, when it’s not part of a crowd and vying for attention. So, to celebrate the anniversary of the album’s release, we present ‘As Days Get Dark”s two runaway loners; a couple of black sheep who might not click with the rest of the family but, even though they aren’t very happy, are still worth a cuddle.”
Listen to ‘Aphelion’ now below.
See Arab Strap live at the following dates:
14 - Empire Music Hall, Belfast
15 - Cyprus Venue, Cork
16 - Dolan's, Limerick
17 - Whelan's, Dublin
18 - Whelan's, Dublin
12 - Way Out West Festival, Sweden
13 - Kulturhuset , Bergen, Norway
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