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Mystic Peach Share New Single & Video “It’s Not Their Future” Taken From Debut EP out 17th November

October 27, 2021
Photo Credit: John Osala

Mystic Peach

Share new single “It’s Not Their Future”

Debut EP, M? Out 17th November on Honeymooner Records

Southampton’s Mystic Peach have shared their latest single “Its Not Their Future” accompanied by a spooky video (just in time for Halloween)!  Their highly anticipated debut EP M?, is coming out 17th November 2021, via the buzzing South Coast label and promoters, Honeymooner.

Frontman Curtis Gale says of the single “’It’s Not Their Future’ is denial. It’s obsession. The thought of looking at yourself in the mirror and discovering flaws. Going to the dark side of your mind to discover why you feel the way you do is sometimes too much for one human to take. So what’s the next thing you do? Blame someone/something to make out that you’re not the problem…unfortunately that turns into an obsession.” He continues “To speak for others because you feel depressed too doesn’t mean you should. Just because one anti-depressant didn’t work for one person – it doesn’t mean it won’t for others. Just because your views do not match theirs – it doesn’t mean they are wrong. It’s unhealthy for the mind to obsess, and the majority of people are obsessed. We are all unhealthy.”

Mystic Peach start their new single with this dark, twisted appeal. That darkness oozes from the brooding tonality and the dynamic vocal notes which adapt and push through the power as the intensity heightens in the instrumentation. A powerful arrangement that delivers this ominous influence and captures the immense energy from this outfit. A nod to post-punk inspiration flows through from the guitar tone but Mystic Peach has created something they can certainly call their own.

Brutalist chaos with meaning and melody and this sense of urgency which captivates throughout.

The new single follows the genre-thwarting  “She’s So Neat” which came out last month.

Recorded in lockdown by George Murphy (Yungblud, Drugstore Romeos, Hotel Lux, Yowl), at West London’s Eastcote Studios, M? and ‘She’s So Neat’, are two examples of how banded self-progression can result in long term fluidity, and confrontationally companionate euphoria. Neither a “real” name nor a symbol of mystique but rather a self-adaptive emblem of headspaces trapped in time, and set-free in guitar based anarchy, M? is a raucous tale of subconscious intuition that combines influences of 60’s garage and Motown/Northern Soul, with a psychological plethora of psych-punk precision. 

Combining the wisdom of producer, George Murphy and the wide-eyed intensity of the band, M? is a “progression of how [we’ve] moved on”; a narrative trawl that follows on from previous endeavors such as the singles, Wanna Be My Daddy? (championed by Huw Stephens, Jack Saunders Next Wave  on BBC Radio 1 and So Young Magazine, and remixed by A Place To Bury Strangers), and the intricately chaotic beauty of 2019’s The Eye And The Twitch. The band have also recently signed to Marshall Amplifcation’s Live Agency,

In an attempt to rebrand from their preliminary “Dream-Pop” phase into a sound that can only be described as: ‘what might happen if The Horrors were to crawl inside the ears of Dan Auerbach, and wreak havoc in a Kubrik-esq dystopia’, in M?, Mystic Peach are able to reveal their true colours; from the shape-shifting distortions of murky insecurities, right on through to abstract shades of psych-blushed anarchy. 

Categorised manically into four key stages: “She So Neat”: Obsession, “Demon Sway”: Delusion, “It’s Not Their Future”: Denial and “Float”: Suicidal tendencies, M? is without a shadow of a doubt a four-way trip to god knows where, and just about every corner of the mind; exemplifying Mystic Peach’ innate ability of documenting the “ordinary”, during exceptionally extraordinary circumstances.

M? Tracklisting:

She’s So Neat

Demon Sway

It’s Not Their Future


Mystic Peach are:
Curtis Gale – Vocals  guitar
Joe Ingram – Bass
Jimi Allen – Drums

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