Young Aviators - Forward Thinking

Trashy garage-pop...

Glasgow is a place where people go to, where people travel to in order to achieve something different.

Take a look at those classic Glasgow bands: most of them had never even stepped foot on Byres Road until they were in their 20s. In that respect, Young Aviators share much in common with what's come before them.

Born in Northern Ireland, the trio migrated to Glasgow to soak up the city's music scene. Perfecting a sharp, trashy take on garage-pop the band live by an all-killer, no-filler ethos which finds each track whizzing along with a motorcycle rush.

Debut album 'Self Help' is set to be released in September, with Paul Savage stepping in to work with the band at the Chem19 institute.

For now, though, we can indulge in the sharp, sweet thrills of 'Forward Thinking'. Set to be the 20th anniversary release on Electric Honey Records - the imprint connected to Stow College - the single drops on July 15th.

"Forward Thinking is a song about feeling trapped" says singer/guitarist Declan McKay. "It was written in a time of personal anxiety and failure against a wider culture of failure and anxiety. It embraces the humour that comes from this despondency in its angry groove, barking vocals and chorus chant. It is an escape song."

Watch the video first on ClashMusic.

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'Forward Thinking' is set to be released on July 15th.

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