“I knew I wanted to write a song about my hometown and friends, but I couldn’t find the way to get it right.”
The band joke self-deprecatingly that they have always dreamed of being ‘’shy, retiring but ultimately extremely rich and famous rock stars. However, with each passing release, that dream fades’’.
He wanted to create a sonic womb for the listener that was relaxing and comforting
“It’s about growing up and always staying young no matter how old you are and that everyone still has that small child within them.”
‘Thank U for the good. Thank U for the bad. Thank U for everything in between. The changes in the world led to changes in us. Things that break aren’t always bad.’
It reveals what we crave, how we satisfy our cravings, and the impact these cravings have on us.
Gruff vocals are laid over fractured guitar beats that fizzle with a crackle of distortion to create a dreamy, spacey tune that’s charming, mesmerizing and a little rough around the edges.
“The self-described ‘’anxious, gay, caffeinated’’ artist explores her feelings in a new relationship, with refreshingly honest lyrics on a backdrop of pop-punk perfection.”
If you’ve got a car or a van, and some friends, you’ve got a plan – time to hit the road!
“There’s no place you’d rather be than right there kissing them in that orange living room.”
It sounds like a Blade Runner film score if it was made by New Order.
“I’m showing my age or in general Australian Rappers have an inability to mature”
“A whole lotta gritty-disco guitars, eighties drum fills and synths and i guess, a kinda weird voice… In a nutshell sad-bangers.”
“We explored different genres, but the intention was always to give voice to our spirit and emotions”
“The song references the struggles of life as an adult but encourages our younger selves to be strong and push through”
“Going back to our love of digging through worldly music, we’ve found Bulgarian Folk music has this
incredibly captivating element to it”
“You’ was written for my friend’s wife, she was his fiancée at the time and he wanted to write her something (he doesn’t sing lol)”
“I’m addressing things I’m dealing with and bringing them to the light.”
“In a time where many of us find ourselves glancing back to the glory days of Y2K, Gloomy June’s sound is pure nostalgia fuel.”
“I was inspired by the sentimental feelings and emotions that we get when we realise something
amazing is about to finish.”
A love story that reminds us of our innermost and innocent desires
“I wrote the song for freedom, peace, love and free expression…into the light”
“I am mainly a guitarist but love all kinds of music and explore this on my albums which can take many different turns”
“We have all tried to convince ourselves that we’ve found ‘the one’ and that turns out not to be the case.”
“Can’t Get Over is actually the one song from the EP that I wrote back in the Nelo days.”
“Dylan turned me on to everything from French symbolist poetry to Ovid to Appalachian ballads to the King James Bible.”
“Switching off and returning to those delicate real time lovely spaces without technology clouding our vision is really important.”
“The highlight was always getting the work from the collaborators back and listening for the first time to what the song was going to end up being.”
“Sometimes we just need that one person to believe in us and give us a little push.”
“I’ve always felt a connection to Elliott Smith and his music, like a secret sad friend you want to protect.”