The Lazy Eyes have shared a placing new preview of their forthcoming debut album, ‘SongBook’ – a buzzy and melodic psych-pop sizzler titled ‘Beginning Over’.
Like a lot of the tracks on ‘SongBook’, the brand new single was initially written when The Lazy Eyes have been nonetheless in highschool. “I keep in mind having an inkling for the verse on acoustic guitar and considering ‘meh’ so I simply left or not it’s. After some time although, the music got here again to me after jamming on the piano,” defined vocalist and guitarist Itay Shachar in an announcement.
“I fleshed it out (admittedly with some fairly cringe-y lyrics again then) and whipped up a GarageBand demo for the boys. After that, we put it on Soundcloud and it was constructing some traction… Quickly after we wiped the whole lot within the seek for a brand new begin – you could possibly say we have been ‘Beginning Over’.”
The observe arrives right this moment (March 25) alongside a suitably trippy video directed by Jesse Taylor Smith, who additionally helmed the clips for ‘The place’s My Mind???’ and ‘No person Taught Me’. It stands out with a fuzzy, intentionally kitschy aesthetic – which Smith completed by smearing the lens of his digicam with Vaseline.
Check out the video for ‘Beginning Over’ beneath:
Elaborating on the video’s idea, Smith mentioned: “I used to be impressed by ’80s portrayals of Historical Rome and needed to discover the idea of beginning over utilizing repetition and rhythm. The band have been tremendous receptive to my thought so I smeared a heap of Vaseline on my lenses, fired up a fog machine and ready to begin many times and once more.”
‘Beginning Over’ is the third single shared from ‘SongBook’, following the discharge of ‘Fuzz Jam’ final November and ‘Hippo’ again in January. The album itself is due out independently on April 22 – the identical day they start their Australian headline tour in help of it. Discover particulars and tickets for that run on The Lazy Eyes’ web site.
NME not too long ago featured ‘SongBook’ on its checklist of probably the most anticipated Australian releases of 2022, with author Alex Gallagher describing the file’s sound as “deliciously warped, blissed-out psych-rock”.