Solar Eyes “Top of the World”
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Solar Eyes “Top of the World”

Strap yourselves in and prepare to be transported to ethereal realms far away as the Birmingham-based cosmic cohort unveil a celestial wall of sound inspired by the legendary songs of Jesus and Mary Chain and The Ronettes.

Alongside the track’s release Solar Eyes will also be playing a special launch show, and their biggest hometown show to-date, at Birmingham’s The Printmakers on 14 October. Tickets available here.

“Top of the World” follows a debut springtime jaunt to SXSW earlier this year, as well as the success of a special BBC Introducing live event in Kidderminster and a triumphant twirl at The Great Escape,

After the flash, bang and wallop of their three previous sun-dazzled EP releases — ‘Dreaming Of The Moon’, ‘Alcatraz’ and ‘Naked Monkey On A Spaceship’ — the sonic surfers are now turning their sights toward the release of their debut album. ‘Solar Eyes’ is a veritable and vivacious rock’n’roll blast, and is set for release on 16 February 2024.

Solar Eyes is the brainchild of talented core duo Glenn Smyth and Sebastian Maynard Francis. WIth a blend of cosmic melodies and immersive  sonic landscapes, the pair have already hung, drawn and quartered comparisons to Primal Scream, Chemical Brothers, ELO and the twanging ambiguities of Messrs Morricone and Pizzorno.

The group’s three previous EPs have also attracted the attention of Steve Lamacq, John Kennedy and The Observer, and gained placements on renowned TV programmes including Match of the Day and Football Focus.

14 October – BIRMINGHAM, The Printmakers – TICKETS

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