Swervedriver Share a Video for New Song “Drone Lover”

Future Ruins Due Out January 25, 2019 via Dangerbird

Nov 16, 2018
Bookmark and Share


Swervedriver are releasing a new album, Future Ruins, on January 25, 2019 via Dangerbird. Previously they shared its first single, "Mary Winter" (which was one of our Songs of the Week). Now they have shared a video for another song from the album, "Drone Lover." Watch the video below, via The Big Takeover (who premiered it).

Frontman Adam Franklin had this to say about the song in a press release: "I have no recollection of where this tune came from. It's a song that's been knocking around for a few years, but for some reason had never been presented to anyone until we were in the studio this time and I clicked play on the demo while searching for something else. TJ and Mikey both went 'what's this?' and then 'so why aren't we recording it?' - and so we recorded it. The lyric mentions love but it's really about war - remote war and killing from a distance whilst chomping on last night's leftover pizza or something."

The British band made their mark in the 1990s as part of the original shoegazing movement, but returned in 2015 with I Wasn't Born to Lose You, which was their first new album in 17 years.

The album was started in October 2017, just after finishing a U.S. tour performing their classic albums Raise and Mezcal Head in their entirety. "That's a good way to record," said Franklin in a previous press release, "because you've literally just seen the whites of the audience's eyes and you're thinking, 'If that audience from last night were here now...' You can't get too mellow. We came home with 30 different songs."

Franklin also had this to say about the album in the previous press release: "There's a lot of foreboding with regard to the future on this album. Space is in there a lot too. In the first song, the character is a spaceman who's trying to remember what life is really like. Also, it could be about somewhere in the world where winter isn't like the winter here. A sunny place, but its December or January and you're trying to remember winter. Something's going on."

Support Under the Radar on Patreon.



Comments

Submit your comment

Name Required

Email Required, will not be published

URL

Remember my personal information
Notify me of follow-up comments?

Please enter the word you see in the image below:

ninadordev
November 17th 2018
5:51am

well written Islamic Voodoo Spell

temple run
November 18th 2018
9:49pm

Swervedriver is releasing a new album, I love this new album, with many great songs.

I am sure Drone Lover is going to be a fantastic song and I got to see its trailer on essay writing online which was really fantastic for me.I want you to share more updates as well.Thanks.