Brighton 4 piece Black Peaks recently announced their second album All That Divides will be produced by Adrian Bushby (Foo Fighters, Muse) and is scheduled for release on 5th October via Rise Records/BMG. Their new single Home is available to be listened to online now.
Vocalist Will Gardner states: “We were writing the song against the backdrop of a lot of uncertainty with regards to political and personal identity. We were out on tour in mainland Europe in mid-2016, during a period where we, as British citizens, felt like decisions being made on behalf of our ‘home’ did not represent us. There is an uneasy feeling of severance that happens when you are not physically at home during a time of transformation. Our feelings of disconnection and division from our country and its people, coupled with tour fatigue and cabin fever, made for some of the most difficult times we have experienced; as a band, as friends and as people”.
“Lyrically, at least, this album represents the fear of a future where freedom is restricted. Over the last two years we, as a band, have been incredibly lucky to have been able to travel across Europe and play our music. This happened to take place during a period where various political changes, at home and abroad, made us focus a lot about the freedom and right to travel. We have seen people, families, relationships and countries divided by conflict and political upheaval, and our reaction to this is a core lyrical theme running through the album”.
The album is available to be preordered -HERE-.
Black Peaks are scheduled to return the UK for 2000 Trees Festival, Fat Lip Festival and Reading and Leeds Festival. They will also support Bossk and Gold Key on select dates, check them out below:
Thu 12 CHELTENHAM 2000 Trees Festival
Sat 28 BRISTOL Fat Lip Festival
Sat 18 BRISTOL ArcTanGent Festival
Sat 25 READING Festival
Sun 26 LEEDS Festival
Thu 11 BELFAST Empire | Supports BOSSK and GOLD KEY
Fri 12 DUBLIN Grand Social | Supports BOSSK and GOLD KEY
Sat 13 NEWCASTLE Cluny | Supports BOSSK and GOLD KEY
Sun 14 GLASGOW King Tuts | Supports BOSSK and GOLD KEY
Tue 16 LEEDS Cockpit | Supports BOSSK and GOLD KEY
Wed 17 MANCHESTER Academy 3 | Supports BOSSK and GOLD KEY
Thu 18 BIRMINGHAM Hare & Hounds | Supports BOSSK and GOLD KEY
Fri 19 LONDON Underworld | Supports BOSSK and GOLD KEY
Sat 20 SHEFFIELD Festiville @ Plug
Sun 21 WORTHING Forty-Two | Supports BOSSK and GOLD KEY