London quartet Night Engine follow up their February debut single 'Seventeen' with their second release 'Young and Carefree' alongside B-side' Give Me A Chance' due out on May 27th 2013.
Alongside this new release is a new video (sort of) of minimal proportions. It is a black screen with the band name scrawled across the middle as a kind of window, behind which the band can be seen lit up in red light and peering through while singing along to the track. As simple as it is, it doesn't distract from the track which is a captivating electronic number reminiscent of the likes of Bowie and INXS. With deep, thought provoking lyrics like that, you hardly need a particularly entertaining music video to go with it.
Night Engine; who are vocalist Phil, keyboardist Dom, bassist Ed and drummer Lee; have been touring extensively over the last few months, including with Leeds band Kaiser Chiefs in February and Welsh rockers The Joy Formidable in March. They are now set for several dates in May at a handful of festivals including Dot to Dot, following their festival debut at SWN in 2012, plus a major headline show at London's XOYO club at the end of May.
Sunday 31st - Cardiff Juxtaposed Micro Fest
Saturday 4th - Liverpool Sound City
Satuday 4th - Leeds, Live in Leeds
Thursday 16th - Brighton, The Great Escape Festival
Friday 24th - Manchester Dot to Dot Festival
Saturday 25th - Bristol Dot to Dot Festival
Sunday 26th - Nottingham Dot to Dot Festival
Thursday 30th - London XOYO HEADLINE SHOW
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