14th January | Rough Trade

It’s been a few years now since The Big Moon dropped their Mercury Prize-nominated debut, Love In The 4th Dimension, and luckily a new album is on the way. Equally as exciting is the fact that a new tour is just around the corner as well. Over the past few years, the band have built up a reputation as a superb live act – supporting the likes of Pixies and Bombay Bicycle Club – making their upcoming Bristol in-store stop one not to miss.

If the teaser tracks for Walking Like We Do are anything to go by, then there’s a lot to be excited about. ‘Your Light’ is bright and dazzling, like a jewel a flickering in the sunlight, with swirling synths and earwormy hook. Then there’s the slower ‘It’s Easy Then’, which is punctuated with shimmering vocal harmonies that sound designed to put the Haim sisters out of business. The Big Moon succeed at pushing their sound in a new direction with these songs; they stand a little bit taller than the ones on Love In The 4th Dimension and hint at a band really coming into their own. To put it simply, The Big Moon’s name has never felt more appropriate – they’ve never sounded so astronomically huge.

See the video for ‘Your Light’ here: