In the same vein as classic northern greats such as The Smiths, The Coral, Arctic Monkeys et al, this Sheffield four-piece are looking to capture that bittersweet nostalgic vibe and make it their own. 'Summer Rain' is the lead single from the band's debut EP, 'In The Half Light', released this week on Heist Or Hit Records. All guitar riffs and melancholy lyrics, it sets itself apart from the run-of-the-mill with an infectious melody and soft shimmery guitar, backed by some ballsy bassline hooks. The video is stark and simple, letting the boys, their instruments and their raw appeal take centre stage. There's a danger of it lilting off into something a little too light to take seriously, but as the drum beat ups its intensity, the psychedelic charm of the tune is hard to resist. Currently making the most of their platform on tour supporting The Crookes, the magic of High Hazels is one which the summer festival crowds are bound to embrace.
In the Half Light is out now on Heist or Hit Records
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