Temples have a new single titled ‘Certainty.’ This is the bands first new single since their critically acclaimed 2014 debut album ‘Sun Structures.’
Frontman James Bagshaw who produced the single describes it:
“When writing the melody for ‘Certainty,’ I wanted to create something with almost an eerie, early Disney vibe, something playful and harmonious, but with a dark twist. Producing the song was as much about layering as it was about sparseness — the verses needed to reveal the thumping motion of the bass and the reflective lyrics, and the melody had to be paired with the right ambience. The chorus was approached in an opposite way, layer after layer, thickening the sound. There’s a blend between moog bass, and actual bass, and the song switches between synthetic and analogue sounds throughout. The guitar mirrors the synth, and visa versa.”
“It’s a bewitching, colour-soaked, synth-enhanced return.” - Clash Magazine
“Stadium-ready, cinematic psych song” - NME Magazine
“Certainty, has a streaky, synthy sense of uplift to it.” - Stereogum
The new record will be due out on 2017.
The band have announced a special show at Oslo, Hackney on October 6th. Tickets are available via DICE with the pre-sale happening tomorrow and the tickets on sale on Wednesday.
The band are then out on tour in the US this October: