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Don’t Worry Share New Single ‘Every Corner’ – Taken From Forthcoming New Album “Remorseless Swing” Out March 25th via Specialist Subject   

February 20, 2022

Don’t Worry Share New Single “Every Corner

New Album “Remorseless Swing” Out March 25th via Specialist Subject   

Don’t Worry have shared new single ‘Every Corner’.  The single is the third and final cut to be shared ahead of the release of their long-awaited second album, Remorseless Swing, which will be released on March 25th, 2022 via Specialist Subject. 

Since their inception in 2014, Don’t Worry have earned themselves a loyal following, releasing their debut album Who Cares Anyway? back in 2018. The band, helmed by co-lead singers Ronan Van Kehoe and Samuel Watson, write about everything from the mundanities of life to the relatively profound delivering a relatable commentary on modern day life. 
In October 2021, Don’t Worry dropped the first taste of their new album in the form of new single ‘Crushing Weight’. The single saw the band veering into slightly poppier territory than their previous output, whilst still maintaining their own signature brand of indie-rock. The band cite a diverse range of influences for their new record, combining the vocal harmonies of classic pop groups like The Beach Boys and The Beatles, the guitar stylings of US indie heroes Built To Spill and Pavement with the energy and quintessential ‘Britishness’ of acts like The Streets, The Cribs and Blur. 
On their new sound, Van Kehoe says “Although we were never a straight up emo band, that emo revival scene was very popular in the UK when we formed back in 2014. That’s the scene that booked us to play shows at the beginning, and it’s where we found a home for a while”. Fast forward to now and the pair have broadened their horizons and tastes. “We’re very excited to showcase a different sound from our band, and to see where that leads us,” he continues. 

With more time on their hands than usual, in 2020 the band were able to adapt to a new writing process. Exchanging remotely recorded ideas until they ended up with over 40 demos to choose from before heading into the studio to record. The whole process was a collaborative effort, allowing each member to pay more attention to detail than they had been previously able to, resulting in their most accomplished work to date. 

On their new single, ‘Every Corner’, Van Kehoe says: 
“‘Every Corner’ is a song about feeling uncomfortable in your surroundings. I wrote it in one sitting during the first lockdown in 2020. Not being able to go out and see people was driving me crazy. I was having trouble sleeping one night, and all the lyrics just came in one go. Each line of both verses plays on different “corners” of different things. The choruses each reference a different movie from when I was kid. Two movies that have similar names. Points to anyone who knows which movies they are. Musically, I was drawing inspiration from turn of the century American indie, including this one song “Waterslide” by a band called The Bonedaddys, which I heard in the Paul Rudd film I Love You, Man. Sam’s guitar melodies and vocal harmonies really elevate the song, and Alex and Tom’s rhythm section does exactly what I wanted it to do in my head. I think ‘Every Corner’ is pretty different from anything we’ve released in the past, and I’m excited for people to hear it!” 

specialistsubject · DON'T WORRY – Every Corner

The new single from Don’t Worry proudly showcases the progression of this outfit. The lyrics are so raw and so personal whilst the atmosphere that the band has created simply pulls you in, when the last riff fades out to silence, you’ll find yourself desperate to be amongst the lashes of immersive tonality and expressive melody on offer throughout. At just over 2 minutes, Don’t Worry build this clear world that soon establishes itself as essential. Immediately the structure intensifies and the rhythmic passages that emerge and the addictive energy seemingly capture a real infliction of melancholia, once again Don’t Worry produces a track that can draw comparisons to an early 00s indie hit, somewhat captured within the final lyrics too. The guitar tones, the crushing riffs all layer into the complex creation heightened by the drum kit keeping the enthralling beat of the release.

As we’ve mentioned previously, Don’t Worry have this unique style of showmanship, once more present in the new track. The outfit creates this immersive world filled with melodic turns, charming hooks, raw rhythms, and a personal lyrical course. The power of this band is nothing short of exhilarating. The energy is deeming their forthcoming album as one of the must-hear records.

Remorseless Swing was recorded in Spring 2021 at No Luck Audio, Exeter, a studio run by drummer Tom Gilbert, who, after touring with Don’t Worry in early 2020, playing with Soot Sprite, has joined the band full time. He along with bass player Alex Reed, Van Kehoe and Watson took a very hands on approach to the record’s production and the result is an album that’s brimming with collaborative energy and creativity. Now eight years into their journey together, Don’t Worry are showing no signs of slowing down and are very much looking forward to taking their explosive new album on the road in Spring 2022.

19/05/22 – Cavern, Exeter
20/05/22 – The Four Horsemen, Bournemouth
21/05/22 – The Pipeline, Brighton
22/05/22 – The Moon, Cardiff
23/05/22 – The Library, Oxford
24/05/22 – Wharf Chambers, Leeds
25/05/22 – Fuel, Manchester
26/05/22 – Subside, Birmingham
27/05/22 – Voodoo Daddy’s, Norwich
28/05/22 – Signature Brew, London


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