If you’re in the mood for some bleak high-drama, then I’m happy to tell you that you’re in the right place as today we’re serving that up via New York five-piece Catcher. Their newest single ‘Yesterday’s Favourite’ has emerged from a time of upheaval and yes, you guessed it, it’s the same obstacle we’ve all been facing – the covid-19 pandemic. While some artists and bands have confronted the virus with sugary pop or earthy hip-hop, Catcher is facing down this past year with some riotous post-punk built around distorted drums, earthy bass, jagged fuzzed-out guitars, cutting lyrics and distinctive vocals.
Here lead singer Austin explains how this track came about: “Yesterday’s Favorite is a kind of reflective piece on 3 different memories of a person who is at the end of their life due to old age. I think this one came from the old man with dementia that I am a caretaker for. Although the stories are not his, I definitely had him in mind when I sat down to write this one.”
‘Yesterday’s Favourite’ is the best way for Catcher to put the past behind them as they head out on their Northern American tour (lucky devils!) hitting up a spread of cities throughout July and August.
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