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INDIGOS share new single ‘Silhouette of You’, taken from upcoming EP via Club AC30

August 9, 2020
Photography by Simon Holliday


New EP ‘INDIGOS’ released August 21st via Club AC30

New single ‘Silhouette of You’

INDIGOS, the latest export of Bristol’s vibrant and significant live music scene, are pleased to share their new single ‘Silhouette of You’, taken from their upcoming debut EP out via Club AC30. 

An effortless blend of 90s post-punk grunginess mixed with layers of psychedelic guitars and irresistible pop hooks makes ‘INDIGOS’ an enchanting prospect, steeped in that ever popular juxtaposition between dark existential angst and blissful summer licks.

The band have unveiled their single single from the forthcoming release- listen to the standout release below:

Club AC30 · INDIGOS – Silhouette of You

With the new single “Silhouette of You”, the recognizable angular twang that Indigos have perfected kick starts the track into its gritty and vital journey. The band exudes attitude, throughout their lyrics, their complimenting vocals, and their brooding grunge tones. The dynamic instrumentation and the fearless destructive expressionism this trio conveys is commendable. Pay attention, get sucked up into their powerful movement. Robust, raw and resilient.

The 4-track was produced by Ben Johnson and IDLES guitarist Lee Kiernan with individual parts recorded from different studios, born as much from the bands financial limitations as anything else. Within these constraints they were able to pull together from various sessions and with the help of multiple collaborators, crafted something that sounded unexpectedly polished and extraordinarily expansive. 

Opener ‘Silhouette Of You’ enraptures with its dreamy duel harmonies, marching, anthemic beat and blistering chorus while follow-up and lead single ‘I’m Healed’ goes to ever darker depths. ‘Animalistic’ leans into their cool slacker grooves and nonchalant delivery before euphoric closer ‘Out Of Body’ displays their more intimate stylings beautifully paired with a brutal cascade of riffs. Lyrically the writing is diverse but always viewed through a poetic lens, exploring themes of self-reflection, projection, nostalgia, dystopia and more.

They tells us that “our lyrics very often grow out of streams of consciousness as we bounce off each other’s ideas. We usually don’t know what a song is even about until it’s very nearly finished. Rather than trying to force a song into a preconceived ‘box’, we feel that creativity thrives on letting go of attachment to the end result, leaving the song to take on a form of its own, guiding the next steps we take, and essentially writing itself. Each song is as much a mystery to us as it is to anyone else, and that’s the way we like it.”

Recalling the likes of Pixies, Smashing Pumpkins and The Brian Jonestown Massacre, their songwriting knack and live reputation piqued industry interest early on, with two Dot to Dot Festival appearances, a support slot with Cherry Glazerr and 6 Music airplay.



Produced by Ben Johnson & Lee Kiernan

Drums recorded at Monochrome Studios by Tom Gittins

Guitars recorded at Bink Bonk Studios by Mat Sampson

Vocals recorded at Ben Johnson’s home studio

Mixed by Ben Johnson

Mastered by Pete Maher  

Artwork by Helen Lucy

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