So, you’ve heard of indie rock? Whitehall are like that stuff, but while they disarm you with their crispy and rich sounds, they’re also relaying the complexity of their lives and of your own.
On their latest LP, Swordfish Catcher, Whitehall plays songs about things like sinking ships, being on edge, and forgetting your own name in a way that’s familiar—but with striking tightness and chaotic precision.
New Noise are proud to premiere the video for “Two Eight Ten” below:
With their newest single, the Charleston, SC quartet wrap earnest lyrics with bright and hearty music, taking a killer live show everywhere they go.
On the meaning behind the track, Paddy McKiernan states:
“‘Two Eight Ten’ started as a little melody I would sing in my head for about three months and then one afternoon it just wrote itself. All my dissatisfaction, tired feelings, isolation, and a dash of anger turned into this cathartic album closer.
We knew it’d be the last song on the record as soon as we finished—to us, it’s always felt like the end of a long, stressful day.”
Purchase and stream Swordfish Catcher here.
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