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MELTS Release New Single “Waves Of Wonder” – Second Album “Field Theory” Due April 12th via Fuzz Club Records | Single Feature

March 21, 2024
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MELTS release new single “Waves Of Wonder”

Second album “Field Theory” out April 12th via Fuzz Club Records

MELTS reveal new single ‘Waves Of Wonder’ – the third cut from forthcoming second album Field Theory – out April 12th via Fuzz Club (The Jesus And Mary Chain, Night Beats – pre-order here).  

Across a glitchy krautrock-tinged psych-rock expedition, the new track explores how the ripples of human connection can go well beyond a singular relationship. As vocalist Eoin Kenny explains: 

“The song Waves of Wonder is about the impact another person can have on how you see the world and experience everything around you. How, being in awe of someone can change your relationship with every other part of your life. The creation of a new life and destruction of the old one.” 

MELTS pack this destructive essence through their complex landscape. Destruction oozes from the gritty tonality and the psychedelic jolts that move through the expressive ensemble. The melody of the lead guitar and the immense rhythm that MELTS have produced and that escalates throughout this colossal composition allows this ebb and flow of the movement to tantalise. The vocal notes sit with this ease across the almighty structure, challenging that illustrious flow and adding this depth to the voyage with the additional lyrical delivery, the audience hooks onto the vocal tones through the crushing crescendos that kick in. The musicians have this electrifying energy that is clearly embraced through the intensive peaks of this track, a track that makes its mark on the world.

Recorded live to tape at Black Mountain Studios in summer 2023, Field Theory was produced by Gilla Band’s Daniel Fox, and while their debut album Maelstrom (2022), dealt with forces on a larger scale affecting a whole city, Field Theory explores connections on an interpersonal scale.  

The title takes the scientific term Field Theory, which describes how forces interact and influence particles around them, and applies it to the interactions between people, to the space between all of us, how people interact and affect others around them. Expanding on the album’s themes, MELTS detail: 

“Like gravity we are drawn to and miss people and like light waves we love people and are loved. We live in orbits of each other, drawn by unseen forces. The album explores these forces, how we relate to each other, the people we live with and the people we live without. At the heart of Field Theory lies the realisation that we inhabit each other’s worlds as much as our own, through a field of wide-ranging forces, as important as the ones keeping the planets in place.” 

Comprising of Robbie Brady, Hugh O’Reilly, Gaz Earle, and Eoin KennyMELTS spent 2022/2023 touring their celebrated debut Maelstrom across Europe, the UK, the US and Ireland, including festival appearances at Wide Awake and SXSW. Outside of their own headline dates, they have also toured with Fontaines D.C. and supported Gilla Band and Public Image Ltd. Along the way they have been praised by the likes of NME, Dork, Stereogum, Brooklyn Vegan and PASTE, as well as gaining widespread airplay on BBC 6 Music

Produced by Gilla Band’s Daniel FoxMELTS’ ‘Waves Of Wonder’ is out now via Fuzz Club and available on all digital platforms. 

MELTS is Eoin Kenny (vocals), Gaz Earle (drums) Robbie Brady (keys/synth), Hugh O’Reilly (guitar) 

Live Dates 
24th Apr – Future Yard, Birkenhead 
25th Apr – The Hug & Pint, Glasgow 
26th Apr – YES, Manchester 
27th Apr – Hyde Park Book Club, Leeds 
28th Apr – The Bodega, Nottingham 
29th Apr – Rough Trade, Bristol 
30th Apr – Moth Club, London 
2nd May – AB Club, Brussels, BE 
3rd May – Les Aralunaires, Arlon, BE,  
4th May – Fuzz Club 2024, Eindhoven, NL 
5th May – Cactus Café, Bruges, BE 
25th May – Levitation Festival – Angers, FRA 
19th September – Coughlan’s, Cork 
20th September –  Mike The Pies, Listowel 
21st September – Kasbah, Limerick 
26th September – Roisin Dubh, Galway 
27th September – Ulster Sports Club, Belfast 
28th September – Button Factory, Dublin 

Field Theory’ (LP) Tracklist 
01 – Figment 
02 – Waves Of Wonder 
03 – Clouded 
04 – WLDNG 
05 – Shelter Of The Shade 
06 – Main Sequence 
07 – Altered 
08 – The Never 
09 – Softly Breathes 



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