RIYL: The Beatles, Oasis, Tame Impala

Label: Heavenly Recordings

The Gallagher-approved, sunny psych rock 4-piece from Kettering is back with Volcano, their sophomore follow-up to the globally-praised classic debut Sun Structures, a distinct voice in the massive neo-psych movement of the past few years.  While many bands followed the lofi aesthetic in the school of The Velvet Underground, Temples led a UK movement of studio professionalism with one foot in the door of post-Nirvana Brit Pop and the other in early 70s glammed-out T-Rextacy.  Their music has a psych pulse, but the rhythms swing and gyrate with pop star confidence.  It’s one big party, and everyone from Donovan to The Byrds to Marc Bolan to Neu! to Oasis are invited.

Volcano looks to be embracing some synth influences, but it’s still got that Temples formula that we’ve all fallen in love with.  Check out first single Certainty below and grab one of the 300 yellow vinyl variants from Heavenly Recordings after the ‘buy’ link.  Remember, Heavenly is a UK label, so all American buyers will see that reflected in their shipping price.  There is also a neon orange variant that you can grab from Rough Trade and some other online UK distros.

The Details

Temples follow up their critically debut 2014 album 'Sun Structures' with 'Volcano.'

The first 300 pre-orders will receive a limited run of yellow coloured vinyl. Once these have sold out it will state on the site that black vinyl will be available

Out via Heavenly Recordings on Friday March 3rd, 2017.

Price $25

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