Spoken word Britpop meets indie ecstasy
Jessie Atkinson
15:50 8th March 2021

The Pretty Visitors collide spoken word Britpop and indie ecstasy on 'Western Skies', a brand new single that's both highly relatable and quite the earworm. Hard-FI, Blur and Mystery Jets collide on this new cut: a release the band have correctly identified as their "biggest and best."

"The song developed from a place of frustration and helplessness in the small towns where we live" the band said, "I (Connor) had an uneventful day and felt like I was walking around in something like ‘The Village Green Preservation Society’ and felt the need to write about small town life along with being late twenties and not knowing what I wanted to do or where I wanted to be."

"Someday everything's going to be different" they sing, striking the perfect balance between misery and elation on a song that captures the bittersweet sensation of living with hope for better things.

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