Comprised of best friends Brandon Welchez and Charles Rowell, Crocodiles are back with their forthcoming album, Dreamless, set for release later this month and a UK tour set to start next week.
Alongside album and tour news, the band have shared new single ‘Not Even In Your Dreams’, the deceptively bouncy track about ‘insomnia and anxiety’.
The single, which will be the closing track on Dreamless, surmises an album of heartbreak & catharsis coated in a crackle-glaze of sunshine & mirth. This is proof that, even in the hard times, Crocodiles never forget to embrace a joyous guitar hook.
“And you’ll burn and weep and suffer,” says the chilling spoken-word sample that opens Dreamless.
“The sample is from a Christian preacher that we found over 15 years ago and used on the first 7” we ever did together when we were still teenagers” explains Brandon Welchez.
“Back then we used it with a sense of humor, laughing at the whole ridiculous guilt trip vibe. But hearing it again in our apartment in Mexico City, within the context of the words we were singing, it took on a different air. It lost the humorous aspect and just seemed like a commentary on life,” he added.
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