The latest slice, ‘Hot Cars in the Sun’, by Desert Planes is able to make you feel nostalgia for summer evenings of time gone by, and woozy days in the sun.
A simple yet poignant hook, ‘these are the days I will remember / these are the days you will forget’ imprints with a hint of psychedelia. Basking in its own young freedom, and running free in its rhythm, it’ll take you down a daydream road of wanting to fall in love with a perfect stranger.
Previously a duo, the newly formed four piece are here to stay. This is their journey so far.
“The first video for ‘Wake in Fright.'”
“The second video for ‘Together Apart.'”
“Ben, on tour.”
“Ben and Rich Turvey at Parr Street Studios.”
“Ben and Rich McNamara from Embrace, this led to our publishing deal.”
“Ferry to France.”
“Playing in Finsbury.”
“The first picture of the full line up backstage at Barfly.”
“Playing King Tuts in Glasgow.”
“On tour with Johnny Lloyd.”
“Playing to the locals after finishing recording in the village la chaud.”
“Setting up for Koko.”
“Signing our publishing deal.”
“Tom and Ben, post new year show in Crystal Palace.”
Words by Tanyel Gumushan