Cathedral Bells releases new single “In Absentia”

February 29, 2020
Photo: Amber Mondell

Cathedral Bells releases new single “In Absentia”

Debut album, Velvet Spirit, out March 6th, 2020

They say you can’t go home again, but for Matt Messore it took returning to his hometown of Cassadaga, Florida to discover a new path forward. After traveling across the country and time spent in his former group, Dear Tracks, Messore indulged his DIY bedroom pop leanings working as Cathedral Bells.

The aptly titled “Homebody” served as the project’s first offering introducing a sprawling, whirring world of shoegaze/dream-pop atmospheres extending far beyond its humble origins.

Now, following the release of a debut, self-titled EP at the start of 2019, Cathedral Bells’ first full-length, Velvet Spirit, will see release on vinyl and digitally via Good Eye Records.

The LP is preceded by several singles including “Cemetery Surf” and “A Passing Phase” which drew initial praise from taste-makers including Indie Shuffle who said; “I think Cathedral Bells have struck the perfect balance of throwback synth work, melodic progression and overall shoegazey vibes. The result works in the 80s, the 90s, the naughties and in 2018. And that’s quite good coverage, all things considered.”

The band have now released their latest single from their forthcoming highly anticipated offering, listen to ‘In Absentia’ streaming in full below:

Stay tuned for more from Cathedral Bells and be sure to follow them on their social outlets detailed below.

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