Levellers - Truth Is
Artist LevellersSong title Truth Is
Year 2012Genre(s) Alternative
Brighton-based rocker The Levellers the first single from forthcoming studio album Static On The Airways will be titled 'Truth Is.' The video accompanying the single has also be made available by the politically motivated band, having already picked up over 5000 views it seems that after 24 years together the band are still as prominent and well regarded by their peers as they ever have been.
Static On The Airways will be released on April 21st through On The Fiddle Recordings and will be the band's seventh release to date. Lead singer Mark Chadwick has stated that the album will maintain the band's political undertones with the single in particular being inspired by the economic turmoil in Greece, something they experienced first hand when they performed in Athens 2009. He has apocalyptically stated that; "Time and again they [governments and financial institutions] place the burden of their failures onto those on the bottom rung. At their peril."
The band will also be among the legions of artist participating in the international Record Store Day on April 21st, issuing a limited edition red vinyl 7" version of 'Truth Is' along with a digital download for those who purchase one of the 7"s.