SINGLE “WAITING” FROM
Shangrila are back with their infectious second single, “Waiting”, pulled from their upcoming sophomore EP, ‘Analog Youth’, due out Friday August 27.
The band flaunt their addictive, Trophy Eyes-esque melodies and sound with “Waiting”. Produced by Shane Edwards of Karma Sound Studios (Trophy Eyes, Hellions) with additional engineering and production by Cody Brooks, “Waiting” marks the second to drop from ‘Analog Youth’, a five track EP created to reflect on memories and emotions moving through youth into adulthood.
Inspired by a touch of internet envy and the drive to be better, “Waiting” occupies a more upbeat, fun place on ‘Analog Youth’ complete with a string section and a bouncing chorus. Vocalist Devyn Juppexplains, “the lyrics in ‘Waiting’ were written whilst having one of those “Where has all the time gone?” panic moments you get when you’re in your 20s.”
Similarly themed, previous single “Lift Me Up” tackled the different facets of life as we grow older and discover who we are, exploring what we stand for and the impact of our decisions and actions on others. Premiering on triple j Short. Fast. Loud, the single has raked in tens of thousands of Spotify and YouTube streams and occupied a spot on triple j Unearthed rotation. Hailed as an “unbeatable rock anthem pouring a fountain of hope over its melodic waves of rocky beats” by Wall Of Sound and “tonally rich” and “smooth-as-hell” by KillYourStereo, the first two singles are a solid representation of what’s to come on ‘Analog Youth’
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