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Trophy Wife (Clear Vinyl)


Release Date: 15 April 2016

Format: 7inch Vinyl Single

Label: Straight Lines Are Fine



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Trophy Wife [3:40]
Awake For Days [4:15]


'Trophy Wife' follows hot on the heels of the impressive critical reaction that accompanied the band's debut EP, 'Cathedral'. The new single builds on Slow Riot's sound with infectious hooks and a driving rhythm, recalling acts such as Eagulls and Savages in forging new-wave dance beats with dark, soaring undertones. 

"Trophy wife came together very quickly and organically as a track." The band tells us "The vocals are hard hitting, dealing with infidelity… it's about being in a relationship with someone for all the wrong reasons. He was drawn in by her looks and she stamped on his heart. We wanted to evoke these emotions in the listener be it good or bad."

B-Side 'Awake For Days' accompanies the single perfectly and highlights the bands maturity. Moving away from their shoegaze roots, singer and frontman Niall Clancy explores the laid back, art-rock groove reminiscent of Julian Casablancas and early Horrors.