Whites Only Party
Having opened a 26-date international tour in Chicago on September 7th, The Dears release their brand new single 'Whites Only Party' on Bella Union, October 16th. Described as "a band who have finessed their vision and are ready to take on the this is their second track to be taken from the LP 'Gang Of Losers', released to huge critical acclaim last month.
'Whites Only Party' is a highpoint of their recent live sets and is typical of the album's complex musical and thematic range. Opening with thundering retro drums before launching into glorious strings and Murray's incandescent vocals.
The accompanying video was directed by Type2Error, whose former credits include the Manic Street Preachers, Bloc Party and Hope of the States.
The Dears are: Murray Lightburn (lead vocalist, guitars), George Donoso (Drums), Valerie Jodoin-Keaton (keyboards, flute, vocals), Patrick Krief (guitar), Martin Pelland (Bass) and Natalia Yanchak (keyboards, vocals).
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