Crystal Fighters return with summer-ready single, ‘Manifest’

The single is their first new music since 2019.

Crystal Fighters have always thrived on the slightly unexpected - a band that’s British and Basque, pop but not. Today, they’ve shared their first new music in four years (since 2019’s ‘Gaia & Friends’), the bright and bouncy ‘Manifest’. Harking back to a signature Crystal Fighters sound, the track explores the practice of manifesting your goals and desires. “We were in the studio on a cold rainy day in London wondering when we might be on the beach sipping a coconut again, and this song was born”, explains the band’s Sebastian Pringle.

The sonic sunshine of ‘Manifest’ is complemented by the single’s trippy visualiser and lyric video, which takes inspiration from Basque culture and mythology. Designed by contemporary digital artist Marcelo Pinel, the band explain that “Marcelo created us a cyber mystic depiction of a ‘Txatxo’. These mythical Basque beings wake Mother Nature up after winter. This solitary technicolour Txatxo is sitting on a log contemplating their own destiny. Marcelo’s piece tickles the senses, while reminding us of how epic and mysterious this experience on Earth really is… just how we like it!”.

Watch the official lyric video for ‘Manifest’ below.

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