Temples preview LP no-2 with new single ‘Certainty’


Psych-pop addicts Temples are gearing up for the follow-up to their 2014 debut LP ‘Sun Structures’ early next-year, with that in mind, the band have shared online its first cut ‘Certainty’ – which sees the Kettering group pick up where the first record left off.

Discussing the new single, frontman James Bagshaw commented:

“When writing the melody for Certainty, I wanted to create something with almost an eerie, early Disney vibe, something playful and harmonious, but with a dark twist. Producing the song was as much about layering as it was about sparseness — the verses needed to reveal the thumping motion of the bass and the reflective lyrics, and the melody had to be paired with the right ambience. The chorus was approached in an opposite way, layer after layer, thickening the sound. There’s a blend between moog bass, and actual bass, and the song switches between synthetic and analogue sounds throughout. The guitar mirrors the synth, and visa versa.”

Temples have also announced they will headline Oslo, Hackney on October 6, 2016.

Hear ‘Certainty’ below: