"I felt like I was part of something" a thread for Real Lies

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12GveMzGUSg

another new one, getting a very strong sense of how the new album is going to sound when it finally arrives

boxedjoy, Friday, 16 April 2021 11:09 (seven months ago) link

Love “Late Arcades”. Though I think “Nicotine Patch” may be my favourite of the recent material.

Love the female/male vocal interplay on:

What you gonna use those sore lips for?
Making vows, breaking laws
Constant craving, settling scores
Football pools and cellar doors
Late enough to break
Stay cool son, ache, ache, ache, ache
Hold it inside
With all the reasons why

Tim F, Friday, 16 April 2021 11:27 (seven months ago) link

five months pass...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du8HPKqHZcI

boxedjoy, Wednesday, 13 October 2021 16:09 (one month ago) link

two weeks pass...

I love this group

brimstead, Sunday, 31 October 2021 16:07 (one month ago) link

going to see them live tonight after it was postponed three (!) times and I am too excited

boxedjoy, Friday, 5 November 2021 10:55 (four weeks ago) link

Ever since discovering this group, I've become more and more obsessed with them

talkin' about his flat tire (DJP), Friday, 5 November 2021 13:29 (four weeks ago) link

these guys are wonderful.

Linda and Jodie Rocco (map), Friday, 5 November 2021 14:47 (four weeks ago) link

"late arcades" is just >>>>>>

Linda and Jodie Rocco (map), Friday, 5 November 2021 14:53 (four weeks ago) link

okay late arcades is outstanding

Tracer Hand, Friday, 5 November 2021 15:05 (four weeks ago) link

why didn’t anybody tell me about this band???

Tracer Hand, Friday, 5 November 2021 15:05 (four weeks ago) link

i found out about them in the 2020 ilx top tracks rollout i think? they were like 52 or something

Linda and Jodie Rocco (map), Friday, 5 November 2021 16:39 (four weeks ago) link

this album has the potential to rule my winter if it comes out soon ish.

Linda and Jodie Rocco (map), Friday, 5 November 2021 16:41 (four weeks ago) link

also i need the "bliss to be alive" shirt

Linda and Jodie Rocco (map), Friday, 5 November 2021 16:42 (four weeks ago) link

the sweetest thing I’ve ever known

brimstead, Friday, 5 November 2021 17:26 (four weeks ago) link

"since i" is a freaking anthem

Linda and Jodie Rocco (map), Friday, 5 November 2021 19:51 (four weeks ago) link

It’s about late-night people living in a world that doesn’t want them. It’s about ecstatic taxi rides, drawn curtains, Bluetooth speakers and the sudden pull of strangers. It’s about burying yourself in words and warm bodies in an endless search for the right ones. It was ushered into the world by our friend Tom Watson and finished off by us, with the help of Tom Demac. It’s the next song from our new album and it’s for all of you.
lyrics
They tore the tongue from the town
Had the nerve to shed tears for the underground
Still need somewhere to come up now the club’s shut down
Aha, ha!
My heart lifts off the backseat, joins the bedtime birds
Numbers rule my life but I’m a man of words
But round her it surges like I can’t describe
Sin, sin, since I

Since I heard your name
I’ve been coming alive
The lines of your fingers
Can we head to mine?
Since I

Sin, sin, since I
Left you late
At Sunday light

It’s a city changing
A shadow play of what it was

It’s a different type of hedonist that wears the crown
Rave echoes are the currency in shutdown town
A sadlad reminiscence with the SoundCloud out
Aha, ha
I’m a caller you can count on in the fading light
I’m a counter you can call on in the dead of night
Young yearning, burning earnings
When the time is right
Since I

Sin, sin, since I

The roads are on surge but the urge has spoken
As one door shuts, another opens
Least till tomorrow when the spell is broken
Aha, ha…

If I were you, I’d forget about that day
Memory fades when you’ve let yourself down
Promises made in a cab, they fade
Well, where are the people who care for you now?
Summer sensoria, unite the euphoria
Get back on the chase and you’ll never come down
Daylight deceit makes you feel complete
Well, this is for someone who never slows down…

Since I

The sight of your shoulders
Laid by my side
Sin, sin, since I

We dreamt a dream of this town
In between the offie and the eider down
Can you hack another bag if you’re coming round?
Aha, ha!
Can you hear that banging bassline through your bedroom wall?
You shut down our clubs then six of us moved in next door
Least you can tell me now how you sleep at night
Sin, sin, since I

Linda and Jodie Rocco (map), Friday, 5 November 2021 19:53 (four weeks ago) link

going to see them live tonight after it was postponed three (!) times and I am too excited

how were they? I see they're playing here in a couple of days.

toby, Monday, 8 November 2021 13:27 (three weeks ago) link

I wouldn't want to spoil it but yes you should definitely go see them, they were excellent, the performance was full of surprises and everything was suitably banging, I think the next album is going to be the Saint Etienne/Burial/East 17 hybrid of my dreams based on the new material

boxedjoy, Monday, 8 November 2021 17:59 (three weeks ago) link

fuck this stuff is good

adam, Monday, 8 November 2021 18:47 (three weeks ago) link

It’s about late-night people living in a world that doesn’t want them. It’s about ecstatic taxi rides, drawn curtains, Bluetooth speakers and the sudden pull of strangers. It’s about burying yourself in words and warm bodies in an endless search for the right ones.

this is otm but also describes every Real Lies song?

Both "Since I" are "Your Guiding Hand" are fantastic.

Tim F, Monday, 8 November 2021 23:43 (three weeks ago) link


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