Pale Blue Eyes Achieve Real Directness With ‘Little Gem’

It's a light, airy piece of guitar pop...

Pale Blue Eyes have shared their new single ‘Little Gem’.

The band’s debut album ‘Souvenirs’ is out on September 2nd, following sessions in a re-purposed mill. Slinky indie pop with dreamy textures, each new song seems to exist in its own realm, these tiny nuggets of guitar-inflected melody.

With the album incoming Pale Blue Eyes have shared their new song ‘Little Gem’, and it’s a work of real directness. A headlong rush of energy, it sparkles with light, leading to that punchy, direct chorus.

‘Little Gem’

‘Souvenirs’ on September 2nd

Directed by Dylan Friese-Green and Aubrey Simpson, a full video for the song is online now, featuring Pale Blue Eyes crammed into their tiny car while racing around the English countryside.

The band explains…

 ‘“Little Gem’ is about relationships and gardening. We call Lucy [PBE drums and synths] The Emo Gardener. She’d painstakingly cultivate her little greenhouse only to be left distraught when the tomatoes got blight –swearing and weeping by the compost heap. The song is a metaphor for our band journey. It’s about breaking down, then finding a way around – growing new tunes, cultivating them and sometimes having to start again from scratch.”

Tune in now.

Photo Credit: Honey Davis Wilkinson

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