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Hear “Lifted Fingers” (Feat. Nada Surf’s Matthew Caws)

staticwire | April 2, 2024
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In a stunning musical announcement, the Norwich trio Other Half has unveiled their latest album, “Dark Ageism,” following the success of their previous release, “Soft Action.” The lead single from the album, titled “Lifted Fingers,” features a guest appearance from Matthew Caws of Nada Surf.

Described as a commentary on the commodification of art and the importance of preserving independent, underground music scenes, “Lifted Fingers” showcases the band’s raw and passionate sound. The collaboration with Matthew Caws adds an extra layer of depth to the track, providing a hopeful counterbalance to the song’s themes of doom and gloom.

The band shared their excitement about working with Caws, stating, “Nada Surf are one of our collective all-timers, and really formative to the music we play, so it means the absolute world that he also contributed some guest vocals here on ‘Lifted Fingers’.” Caws himself expressed his own sentiments about the collaboration, highlighting the power of creating and sharing music together.

“Dark Ageism” is set to be released on June 21st through Big Scary Monsters, and is already generating buzz among fans and critics alike. The album features a tracklist that promises to delve into themes of struggle, resilience, and the search for authenticity in a world dominated by commercial interests.

With songs like “Strange Loop,” “Lowlifes & Lower,” and “Feeling For Yourself,” Other Half continues to push the boundaries of their sound, blending punk influences with introspective lyrics and dynamic instrumentation. The album is sure to captivate listeners and solidify the band’s reputation as one of the most exciting acts in the indie music scene.

As the music industry continues to evolve and change, bands like Other Half remind us of the importance of staying true to our roots and supporting independent artists who strive to make meaningful and authentic music. “Dark Ageism” is a testament to the power of music to inspire, connect, and uplift audiences in a world that often feels dark and uncertain.

Stay tuned for the release of “Dark Ageism” on June 21st, and be sure to check out “Lifted Fingers” featuring Matthew Caws for a taste of what promises to be a groundbreaking and thought-provoking album from Other Half.

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