Hampshire quintet New Desert Blues today announce the release of their upcoming debut 4-song EP 'Devil's Rope' due on 20th January 2014 through their own label Whiteley Records. The band spent much of October holed up at West London's prestigious RAK Studios co-producing with Isabel Seeliger-Morley, piecing together a body of work featuring brooding vocals, ethereal harmonies and soaring guitar work. The songs that make up 'Devils Rope' serve as scores to films concocted in the minds of the players, with frontman James Cullen's heartfelt lyrics transplanted into stories more akin to those read in screenplays and novels.
The first 'story' to emerge from the release is 'Zachary' a vast, cinematic dose of Noire-Indie. In only three and a half minutes the band concoct a true epic with a chorus of dizzying heights, one that made Zane Lowe sit up and notice, naming the track his 'Next Hype'. With a video on its way and a BBC Session just wrapped, the band are making huge strides to justify such praise.
To launch the EP, the band will be headlining London's St Pancras Old Church on Wednesday 22nd January 2014.
Devil's Rope Track Listing