The Orielles release debut single ‘Sugar Tastes Like Salt’ on Heavenly Recordings

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Halifax three-piece The Orielles have released their debut single ‘Sugar Tastes Like Salt’ on Heavenly Recordings — an eight-minute-plus burst of spatial-funk that in part recalls both ESG and fellow north-west pioneers A Certain Ratio. It was produced by Marta Salogni.

Sugar Tastes Like Salt’ is premiering on DIY, who say “the track is a sprawling, unexpected thing, moving through pulsing post-punk to twitchy ESG-style brooding dance beats and back out. Lyrically, meanwhile, it references Tarantino classic Deathproof, lifting the line ‘Well, ain’t you so sweet that you make sugar taste just like salt’ to throw a darkly cheeky extra flavour into the mix.”

Listen to ‘Sugar Tastes Like Salt’ here:

The Orielles head out on a UK tour next month, including a headline slot for Huw Stephens presents at The Social in London:

APRIL
5th Edinburgh, Leith Depot
6th Glasgow, The Hug & Pint
7th Newcastle, Think Tank Underground
8th York, The Fulford Arms
11th London, The Social
12th Oxford, The Cellar
13th Reading, Purple Turtle
14th Brighton, The Hope & Ruin
15th Southampton, The Joiners
16th Cardiff, Wales Goes Pop: Weekender
19th Leicester, The Cookie
20th Birmingham, Victoria
21st Hebden Bridge, Trades Club
22nd Stoke, The Sugarmil
26th Sheffield, Bungalows & Bears
28th Nottingham, The Chameleon
29th Leeds, Live At Leeds
30th Liverpool, Festevol
30th Manchester, SFTOC

Pick up your tickets here.

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