Ain’t Impress With Debut Single ‘Oar’

Merging spiky guitar riffs with Welsh mythology...

London-rooted five-piece Ain’t have shared debut single ‘Oar’.

Out now via Fear Of Missing Out Records, it marks the end of one chapter, and the beginning of another. Word of mouth buzz around Ain’t is impressive, with those who have witnessed the group’s live shows speaking of the intensity, and the endless rush of fresh ideas.

Set to play Dalston Victoria in East London on May 25th, recent shows have included support dates alongside Human Interest, Spoort, and Real Farmer.

‘Oar’ is the point where it all becomes real. Recorded with Oli Barton Wood, it’s a real group performance – dynamic, finessed, and in communication with one another, each part seems to hinge on the next.

Spiky guitar riffs, the swooping vocals actually cross-reference Welsh myth. Ain’t comment…

‘Oar’ was originally drafted by George in the pandemic and was driven by the lack faith of those in charge. After joining the band, Hanna reinterpreted the lyrics to be loosely inspired by the legend of Llys Helig, she incorporates imagery from medieval Wales to the themes of irreparable disaster.

A limited edition seven inch will be released on August 9th.

Tune in now.

Photo Credit: Marieke Macklon

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