Little Quirks – The Rain Mp3 Download
Little Quirks have shared a hovering new single titled ‘The Rain’, marking their first new music since November 2020.
It’s a strong monitor for the Central Coast trio – comprising sisters Abbey and Mia Toole and their cousin Jaymi – dialling again their signature folk-pop vitality for an emotive, ballad-esque run pushed by coolly strummed acoustic guitars and shiny piano chords. Its thematic angle is decidedly on-the-nose: in response to Abbey, the music’s allusions to rain aren’t metaphorical, however moderately simple ruminations of her love for stormy climate.
“Since I used to be very younger, I’ve had a deep love for the rain,” she mentioned in a press assertion; “for the sound, the reduction and the pleasure its at all times brings me. Every time I get up and it’s raining, it at all times makes me very completely happy. This music was written on a stormy evening in my bed room. I simply imagined being on the market operating and dancing round in it and this music got here out.
“We truly recorded quite a lot of this music in our dwelling studio in the yard which is our favorite place to file.”
‘The Rain’ arrives at present (March 14) with a video directed by Tim Swallow, who described the course of of creating it as “a difficult, but superior expertise”.
Expounding on her idea for the video, Abbey mentioned she wished precise rain to function prominently – an thought Swallow was in a position to engineer “utilizing a barge and a rain machine which is principally only a hearth hose and pump”. She continued: “We almost froze whereas capturing, it was a chilly day! However the video turned out effectively in the finish. The monitor is epic, so we wished an epic video to go along with it. And we have been very fortunate with the sundown we bought that day!”
To be able to accomplish the visible aesthetic of gloomy skies surrounding the band, Swallow – alongside producer Federica Genovesi and cinematographer Mondo Hays – “watched the climate forecast rigorously weeks earlier than the shoot”.
The director defined additional: “Together with this, we had quite a lot of shifting elements reminiscent of a 40[-foot] Barge, tugboat, rowboat and a classic Mercedes. It was bold to suit a lot into someday of capturing, however I wished the clip to construct momentum. It appeared logical that every expertise ought to have their very own story previous to all performing as a band on the barge.
“I mentioned to Mondo the day earlier than, ‘The climate might probably make or break this clip.’ We have been blessed with 4 seasons in someday and an insane sundown, everybody on set was in awe as the sky lit up. We did get some patches of rain all through the day nonetheless as the final of the gentle disappeared over the hills, we determined to crank up the rain machine and cinematic lights for our dramatic ending.
“By the time we arrived again at port we have been moist, exhausted [and] sunburnt however utterly glad.”
In at present’s press launch, it was revealed that Little Quirks will launch their fourth EP later this yr, with a proper announcement as a consequence of be made in the coming months. Alongside ‘The Rain’, the as-yet-untitled launch – Little Quirks’ first for ABC Music – will function their 2020 singles ‘Florence’s Town’ and ‘Somebody To Maintain’. The group’s third EP, ‘Cowl My Eyes’, landed in January of that yr.
Final month, Little Quirks teamed up with The Soul Movers for a cover of Delaney & Bonnie’s 1969 track ‘Groupie (Superstar)’. Swapping the title round for his or her model, the makeshift supergroup’s rendition of the monitor (additionally lined by The Carpenters as ‘Famous person’) stays true to the bluesy, pop-leaning tones of the authentic.
Stream the clip below;