South-coast 3 piece GLOO have dropped their explosive new single ‘DOWN’, through the beloved UK independent, Hassle Records taken from the band’s forthcoming new album, set or release in summer 2021.
‘DOWN’ was recorded with producer Jag Jago (The Maccabees, Jamie T, The Ghost Of A Thousand) across the summer of 2020, in-between local lockdowns, travel bans and COVID restrictions. Following the release of ‘WORK SO HARD’ at the tail end of 2020,the band’s latest slice of garage rock sees vocalist Thomas Harfield looking inwards, digging deep and cranking up the fuzz with a healthy dose of PMA.
“Yes, it’s another break-up song, but this is a new thing for Gloo… ‘Down’ is based around an experience that really shook me, and coming to terms with the reality of being alone again after a long term relationship. Ultimately, the song is about trying to be happy in yourself. The track was almost deleted from my voice memos until we played the riff as a band, immediately gaining the uplifting feel the song needed. It’s Gloo, whilst avoiding any depressing vibes wherever possible, and stood out while we were recording… hearing it back was our first glimpse at how good the session was going to be.” – Thomas Harfield
Stream/listen to ‘DOWN’ – HERE
Gloo released their electric debut album ‘A Pathetic Age’ in 2019 and received huge Radio 1 support from Jack Saunders, Dan P Carter & Huw Stephens, as well as Kerrang! Radio, BBC Introducing, AmazingRadio and more. The band also have DSP Spotify track placement with NMF US & UK, ‘New Noise’, ‘All New Rock’ & ‘Punked’, TV sync placements including Snatch, Tattoo Fixers, Hollyoaks, The Royals and BT Sport European Football Show. Live highlights include supporting Press Club, Queen Kwong, Demob Happy and Richie Ramone, as well as performances at The Great Escape and BBC Amplify. The band have also been confirmed for 2000trees Festival 2021 and are currently working hard on headline shows and dates.
Thomas Harfield – guitar/vox / Mark Harfield – drums/vox / Simon Keet – bass