Riding high off the back of single Damage Done, Sea Girls return in the midst of their festival tour with infectious indie anthem Closer. The latest single adds another impressive string to their bow of already impressive crowd pleasing songs. Listen below.
Having released their first EP Call Me Out in 2017 they are quickly setting themselves as the pacemakers for anthemic choruses woven in amongst classic indie guitar riffs. Closer is no different as it slowly builds from a guitar intro that is akin to a teenage soap theme tune in the 00’s (Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it!) to lead singers Henry Camamile’s distinctive vocals crying out. Put your headphones on, close your eyes and you can already feel the crowds this summer shouting this back. The song climbs and climbs akin to the popularity of this young band until you can see them closing a main stage set to this single.
The best thing about Sea Girls is they don’t compromise on lyrical quality to achieve the sing-along atmosphere. Once again with Closer they have shown their ability to inject energy into Camamile’s mournful voice and subject matter.
Speaking of the track, guitarist Rory Young says:
The song came together in a backwards fashion in a hotel after our debut European gig in Barcelona. It was originally written as an electronic track about being far away. Replacing the synths with guitars back in London gave the track an absolute new lease of life.
One of the UK’s most promising new bands, the quartet can’t put a foot wrong at the moment. Google Sea Girls and doubtless you will find the words “Ones to Watch” within the first three results. A claim given to many up and coming bands, but this time it feels genuine and worthy. This is a band to keep your eye on, with three excellent EP’s under their belt and a must-see live set you cannot help but be drawn in and share the feeling that these guys are going somewhere.
Their ever-growing following will be treated to their largest UK tour to date, including a huge night at 02 Kentish Forum on the 10th October. Tickets for the tour can be found here. They will also support The Kooks alongside The Sherlocks at Castlefield Bowl, Manchester tonight, July 12th (tickets here).
Sea Girls – Closer