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Pale Waves – “The Tide” single review

Pale Waves are back with another feel-good, dance record.

The Mancunian four piece have returned with yet another dreamy, 80s inspired track, “The Tide”, taken from their forthcoming EP,  “All The Things I Never Said” which is due for release on March 16th, 2018.

It is a teenage lust record about falling in love and romanticising. “I’ll be the sea honey/ And you’ll be the tide”.

With almost glam-rock element to it concerning the lyrics, you would think this song is from three decades ago if you didn’t have any knowledge of Pale Waves.

“The Tide” comes shortly after the band were named as the  #5 artist on the prestigious BBC Sound Of 2018 Shortlist.

Video: Pale Waves – “Heavenly” (BBC Sound of 2018)

The band’s UK and European headline tour is now underway, including a show at The Garage in London which sold out in minutes, and the band will also be heading out on a North American tour in March and April.

You will assuredly be hearing more from Pale Waves throughout the rest of the year.

Listen to “The Tide” here.

You can catch Pale Waves on their tour. They are playing the following:

FEBRUARY
 
Mon 19 Tunbridge Wells The Forum
Tue 20 Guildford Boiler Room
Thu 22 Cambridge Storey’s Field Centre
Fri 23 Middlesbrough Westgarth Social Club
Sat 24 Liverpool Studio 2
Mon 26 Oxford The Cellar
Tue 27 Leicester The Cookie
Wed 28 Leeds The Chapel
MARCH
 
Thu 01 Stoke Sugarmill
Fri 02 Birmingham Academy
Sun 04 Glasgow King Tuts
Mon 05 Sheffield Leadmill
Tue 06 Manchester Gorilla
Wed 07 London The Garage
Thu 08 Bristol Thekla

By Becky Lumbard

 

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