Ahead of the release of the debut album, Pistols At Dawn will be releasing their first official single entitled 'Backwards' on 6th February 2012. It is taken from their album 'Tarnation', which is a perfect mix of 70s folk fused with beat-driven psychedelic sounds. The album will be released on Tres Beau Records on 20th February 2012.
With an infectious, slow burn lo-fi groove, 'Backwards' is the perfect way in to the song writing talents of the band. It was also a product of the haunted house recording sessions at the remote plague village in Rutland. Pistols At Dawn are Dan Mclachlan (lead vocals, guitar, keys, beats, programming); Jim Calverley (bass, guitar, keys, live vocals); Matt Ball (drums, guitar, beats, live vocals) and Dave Williams (guitar, live vocals).
The video to the track is now available and brings fresh meaning to the phrase "Why the long face?" We follow a day in the life of a man with a horse's head. Unfortunately, it is not a good day for him, as he gets fired from work and discovers his wife's infidelity.
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