Times are tough for a lot of people. With even the Prime Minister undergoing treatment for COVID-19, the country is understandably on edge.
So we'll take little victories where we can find 'em, small scraps of good news from good people.
Asylums certainly fit the bill. The band have completed work on new album 'Genetic Cabaret', following sessions alongside legendary producer Steve Albini.
The record is available to pre-order now, with Clash able to share the video for biting new song 'A Perfect Life In A Perfect World'.
It's a stunning return, with a bullet-like intensity as Asylums taking their sound to the next level.
Crisp of production and clear of intent, 'A Perfect Life In A Perfect World' offers a gleaming blast of hope in these dark times.
Singer Luke Branch comments: "It's been such a strange and scary few weeks worldwide, I'm just dealing with it the only way I know how by staying creative and helping others as much as I can. We decided to keep putting music out as a band and also as a label to try and cheer people up and entertain as much as possible."
"On a personal level I'm so proud of the third Asylums album 'Genetic Cabaret', it was a huge adventure to make it in Chicago with Steve Albini and we worked really hard to be able to cut it live before we went. The second single 'A Perfect Life In A Perfect World' sits among our best work convincingly, it's a bit of an anthem for the disenfranchised..."
We're able to share the fantastic video for the song, directed by Andrew Delaney.
Tune in now.
Order 'Genetic Cabaret' HERE.
Photo Credit: Kana Waiwaiku
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