Premiere: The Wicked Whispers – ‘If I Set You Free’

Glorious psychedelia with an innate sense of melody...

Cult Merseyside psych heroes The Wicked Whispers have been away for two years, time spent honing and refining their music.

Those lysergic tendencies linger, but at the centre there's a renewed focus on melody, on the way that music and lyrics can interact.

New double A-side single 'If I Set You Free' / 'Zodiac Girl' is the first sign of their progress, demonstrating where the band might go next.

As it turns out, it's rather good. The Wicked Whispers' rise up into a hallucinogenic whirlwind on 'If I Set You Free', the melting guitars set alongside those crisp vocals.

Clash is able to premiere the visuals, and you can check them out below.

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