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Cloud Castle Lake unveil spiralling new single, ‘Glacier’

Stunning new track sits leagues outside of convention - a star turn from the Dublin trio.

Photo: Rich Gilligan

Following a stirring, otherworldly debut EP, Dublin trio Cloud Castle Lake are stepping things up a gear with their new single, ‘Glacier’

Out 16th March on Happy Valley Records, it follows their idea-packed ‘Dandelion’ debut, opening the band’s curious range even further.

Vocalist Daniel McAuley sounded alien enough last year, but his Jonsi-like vocals are used for a new purpose this time round. It’s backed by perfectly-controlled bedlam, percussion coming off like a rabid Philip Selway, booming piano notes finding their shape as the five minute-plus track progresses. By all accounts it’s the strangest song Cloud Castle Lake have put their name to - it’s also the most accessible, winding its way through treacherous territory with gorgeous abandon.

DIY’s got the first play of ‘Glacier’ below.

Cloud Castle Lake play the following shows, including this year’s Live at Leeds. Get tickets to the dates here.

MARCH
16 Birmingham, Hare & Hounds
17 Bristol, Lousiana
18 Manchester, Gulliver’s
19 London, Electrowerkz
26 Galway, Roisin Dubh
27 Dublin, Workman’s Club
28 Limerick, Kasbah Social Club

MAY
02 Live at Leeds Festival

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