For those lucky enough to catch them those early Broken Records shows lived long in the memory.
Bombastic, ecstatic affairs, they seemed to sluice together Springsteen's urgency with the dense, folk-hewn poetry of The Pogues.
An incredible mixture, it was captured on an early, self-released EP, one that might rank as one of the finest Broken Records have yet released.
Seeking out this early quicksilver sound, the band recently re-united with producer Stephen Watkins for a series of recording sessions, aiming to strip things back and unleash the primal energy so evident in their live shows.
New album ‘What We Might Know’ arrives in March (pre-order LINK), and it finds the group pushing themselves further and further.
We're able to share lead track 'They Won't Ever Leave Us Alone' and it's an epic return, a mini-masterpiece that fuses a subtle grasp of taut dynamics with a head-long rush into the unknown.
Shades of The Boss resound, given renewed impetus by the sheer heart-on-sleeve lyricism that drives Broken Records.
Watch the video below.
'What We Might Know' will be released on March 30th. Catch Broken Records at the following shows:
1 London Lexington
21 Dundee Church
26 Edinburgh Summerhall
27 Strling Tollbooth
28 Aberdeen Lemon Tree
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