Following a world premiere via Zane Lowe’s show on Beats 1, Gengahr have shared their newest track ‘Icarus’.
The song, taken from their forthcoming third full-length album, Sanctuary, arrives as the band prepare to release the new record on Friday 31st January 2020, through Liberator Music.
“’Icarus’ is a song about growing up and coming to terms with the expectations of our youth,” the band said of the track. “As a child we believe anything is possible but as we get older there is a crushing realisation as we begin to understand that the journey of life has its own uncontrollable trajectory.
“Dave East, who made the videos for ‘Heavenly Maybe’ and ‘Everything & More’, created the visuals to go with it. Shot near his home in Cape Town the film depicts a car driving down one mountain at night in search of another to climb—much as in life, as we abandon one weight of expectation in search of a new pinnacle.”
Stream the track, below.
Gengahr live dates:
31st – INSTORE: Kingston – Banquet Records
1st – INSTORE: Wokingham – Beyond The Download
1st – INSTORE: Portsmouth – Pie & Vinyl
2nd – INSTORE: Marlborough – Sound Knowledge
3rd – INSTORE: London – Rough Trade East
4th – INSTORE: Nottingham – Rough Trade
5th – INSTORE: Bristol – Rough Trade
13th – Manchester – Band On The Wall
14th – Leeds – Brudenell Social Club (Main Room)
16th – Glasgow – King Tuts
17th – Dublin – The Sound House
19th: UK: Bristol – Fleece
20th – Brighton – Patterns
21st – London – EartH
24th – Paris – Le Pop-Up Du Label
25th – Brussels – VOLTA
26th – Cologne – Blue Shell
27th – Berlin – Maze
28th – Munich – folks!
29th – Hamburg: Molotow Skybar
2nd – Amsterdam – Paradiso
10th – Auckland – Neck Of The Woods
13th – Sydney – Lansdowne
14th – Melbourne – Howler
14th – Atherstone – 110 Above Festival