First Day Of Spring Return With ‘You’re Blue I’m Blue’

They're aiming for guitar immediacy...

First Day of Spring have shared new single ‘You’re Blue I’m Blue’.

The band’s excellent debut EP ‘Fly Over Apple Blossom’ landed last year, merging guitar-based songwriting with a clear sense of individuality. Continuing to move forwards, First Day Of Spring enter summer with something new, built with a distinct vein of confidence.

Out now, new single ‘You’re Blue I’m Blue’ is reminiscent of Spiritualized’s cosmic songwriting in places, while also having the sharp-edged immediacy of the Strokes. Deep believers in the song as an artefact, First Day Of Spring opted to record the single in a fashion more akin to their live shows.

Using this “plug in and go” method, First Day Of Spring transform ‘You’re Blue I’m Blue’ into a rattling piece indie rock, the keening melodies underpinning a lyric that discusses tribal identity, and how we can navigate one another’s limitations.

Out now, it radiates energy, recalling the dynamism of ‘Surfer Rosa’. The band comment…

‘You’re Blue I’m Blue’ is predominantly about tribes and ultimately the ability for those tribes to co-exist harmoniously and be among each other in the present. The partnership vocally with dear friend and vocal lead Mariah Maines has been a key part of the evolution of the song re-imagination. We wanted to make an unapologetic alt song heavily guitar-based plug in and go. Like PIXIES or something.

Tune in now.

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