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The Staves surprise release new single

By | Published on Friday 10 February 2017

The Staves

The Staves have, this very morning, surprise released a new double A-side single, featuring the songs ‘Tired As Fuck’ and ‘Train Tracks’. The former being a song they have been performing live for the last year, the latter a remastered version of a song that was a bonus track on last album, ‘If I Was’.

‘Tired As Fuck’ also comes with a video, a lingering close-up shot of the band’s Camilla Staveley-Taylor, of which they say: “We fell down an Andy Warhol hole (a Warhole if you will) recently and particularly loved his series of screen tests and moving portraits. They’re just static shots of a subject staring at the camera. It’s amazing how compelling that is. Just looking at someone for 20 minutes or so. We also bought an old overhead projector and really wanted to incorporate it by projecting these weird shapes on Camilla’s face”.

So we’re clear, the video is not 20 minutes long, but it really is as effective as they say, so you might want to watch it six times to fulfil that time period. Watch here:

The group have also announced that they will make their UK live return at the Bushstock festival in June, following US dates over the next couple of months.