These are tough times we're living in. 485C know this all too well.

The band write about the world that surrounds them, a time of austerity, turmoil, and intense change.

Somewhere in-between all that, though, people are getting on with their lives, the warmth of everyday camaraderie helping the group retain their faith.

New single 'Hoppy' is a storming indie epic, with shades of Blur or early Arctic Monkeys in their spiky, driven guitar-led songwriting.

Out shortly, it was produced in on a south London industrial estate in the shadow of Millwall's football ground.

"'Hoppy' is a totalitarian suicide note," observes singer Adam. "It is an observation - or educated guess - at the camaraderie and intensive love that dwells within the most heinous of groups and ideologies."

"The song's core is built on the premise that there is a inevitable end/death wish to such groups, that the participants readily accept. The string of insanity that instigates such things can only get longer as time goes on, leading to one end. 'How many days before we go under, the fingers of feline foes may contend our prayers."

Tune in now.

Catch 485C at the following shows:

26 Bishop’s Stortford The Half Moon

4 London The Finsbury
12 Tooting Tram & Social
18 Brighton East Street Tap (Alternative Escape)

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