Taken from the forthcoming album Grassed Inn (due out on 13 Jan on Fire Records), the new single "Back to the Flood" is the opening track which tumbles forth from a distinctive riff as it wrestles lyrically about struggling for release.
Blank Realm unleash the triumphant transition of their nascent fluorescent rock'n'roll glow in to full-blown spiky pop craft. Harking back to the halcyon days of Talking Heads, underpinned by the off-kilter psychedelic blues of Royal Trux. Like Dylan mixing it with Suicide on Highway 61 and a half in a far off universe.
'Smalls Change (Meditations Upon Ageing)' arrives in April.
The two awards have made for a great 72nd birthday present for the country music icon.