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Clay Captures The Afterhours Blues In Their New Perky Synthpop “Saint”

Synthpop melody, trip hop lyrics.

Photo: Courtesy of BLOCC PR

With fingersnapping intro, Clay peels off the emotional loneliness and longing people experience during the late hours of the night in their new single “Saint.” Layered with arrhythmic beats, processed vocals, and choir-like choruses, the track has a buoyantly laid-back tone to it that is exhilarating catchy. Despite the midtempo, the trip hop chant makes “Saint” move at a rapid pace without feeling rushed. Stream below:

Comprised of brothers Joe and Jack Harvey, Rob Gration, and Danny Armitage, Clay is a Leeds-based band that formed back in 2014. They have already received radio shoutouts from BBC and played at major festivals including Reading and Leeds. As of now, the band has show dates coming up:

4/28 – White Vinyl Bar (Adrogué, Argentina)

5/18 – CLWB Ifor Bach (Cardiff, UK)

5/20 – Gorilla (Manchester, UK)

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