The Xcerts share new single ‘Blame

It is the latest teaser of their upcoming album, out in August.

Photo: Zak Pinchin

The Xcerts have unveiled their latest single ‘Blame’. Watch the one-shot, one-take video, directed by the band, below.

The song is the latest taster of the trio’s upcoming album ‘Learning How to Live and Let Go’, which is out on 18th August via UNFD.

‘Blame’ also features vocal contributions from Laura-Mary Carter from the band Blood Red Shoes.

Speaking about the song, Xcerts frontman Murray Macleod has said, “’Blame’ is the most quintessential XCERTS song on the new record. It was important for us to look back but push the boundaries of what, in essence, is quite a simple pop song.”

“It’s a song about accountability and no longer looking for a scapegoat when things go wrong, and realising I’ve really hurt people in the past with my thoughtlessness. I was once told ‘if you can’t spot the dickhead in the room, it’s probably you’. I guess it’s our first (hyper) self-aware song lyrically.”

‘Blame’ follows on from the previously released singles from the new album, ‘Gimme’ and ‘Jealousy’.

Catch The Xcerts at the following live dates:


7: Cheltenham, 2000 Trees Festival

29: Inverness, Belladrum Festival


3: Southampton, The Joiners

4: Exeter, Cavern

5: London, Lafayette

7: Norwich, The Waterfront Studio

8: Birmingham, Hare & Hounds

9: Leeds, Brudenell Social Club

11: Manchester, Deaf Institute

12: Newcastle, Xerox

13: Aberdeen, The Lemon Tree

14: Glasgow, St. Luke’s

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