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Slowly Slowly Release Video For New Single Smile Lines

Thursday, 12 July 2018 Written by Jon Stickler

Slowly Slowy have revealed a video for their next single, Smile Lines.

The track features on the Melbourne punks' recent album, 'St. Leonards', which arrived in May. Discussing the track, frontman Ben Stewart said:

"We wrote the heavier sections as a band and had a lot of fun jumping around injecting it with energy. I sat with the quiet elements at home, trying to impart a conflicted narrative, which I felt would be an important backdrop to the more aggressive moments we had in the rehearsal room. The juxtaposition felt right and that’s where Michael Roberts and I dreamed up the character of Garrod, the Jekyll and Hyde supermarket employee, harshly torn between his watered-down self and a complex rawness only present behind closed doors. Take what you want from the storyline, but for me the song centres around becoming entangled in your own web - the more you thrash around the worse it gets. Thomas Watson (Garrod) was incredible to work with and took us back and forth from stunned silence to roaring laughter over and over again in a very cold house one night in Brunswick."

The single will be accompanied by an Australian headline tour of the same name, kicking off on November 9 in Brisbane and winding up with a hometown show on December 14.





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