Listen The Murder Capital return with ‘Only Good Things’

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It’s the first taste of the band’s forthcoming new music.

Three years on since the release of their debut album ‘When I Have Fears’, The Murder Capital are back with new single ‘Only Good Things’.

The first taste of upcoming new music, frontman James McGovern says, “This track for us has been an exciting evolution for the band. It’s so bright. It’s so colorful. This is a part of the narrative of the overall record that we feel reaches a real place of inner calm, inner peace but at its core, it’s a love song. You get a song like this where, the protagonist in this song is quite simply asking - not pleading - just willing to ask their counterpart to rid them of their intrusive thoughts, the devils on their shoulders and to be truly vulnerable. We’re so excited to go to a place like this because perhaps it’s not what is expected of us. It stood out to me during the creation of this record that it is more about the friends that are still here and celebrating those connections, those relationships and being unafraid of life and it’s many seasons. Where ‘Only Good Things’ stands within the record is at a moment where the sonic and the lyrical narrative especially, are of newfound joy.”

Have a listen below.

See The Murder Capital live at the following dates:

JULY
22 – Truck Festival – Oxford, UK
31 – All Together Now – Co Waterford, IRE

AUGUST
17 – Paredes De Coura Festival – Paredes De Coura, PT
19 – Lowlands Festival – Biddinghuizen, DE
20 – Pukkelpop – Hasselt, BE
21 – Green Man Festival – Breacon Beacons, UK

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