HUSK – Heal With Time – 03.07.2020
Tame Impala meets Dua Lipa in the crowd at Pride listening to CHVRCHES remembering the 80’s. New single ‘Heal with Time’ from HUSK, out for digital release 3rd July 2020. ’Heal With Time’ is nothing short of a late-disco summer banger but with haunting synths and creepy vocoder harmonies adding the chills to your Pimm’s.
Growing up a hairbrush diva in rainy Manchester, HUSK idolised melody-centred pop icons Girls Aloud and Madonna. These early inﬂuences, mixed with adult-life musical interests like the New Wave of Blondie and The Cure, the well-crafted left ﬁeld Pop of Dragonette and HAIM, with a love of Synthpop like Eurythmics and Christine & The Queens makes HUSK’s own catchy af, left-of-ﬁeld, 80’s-nostalgic delicious Pop cocktail.
Produced by rising duo Sugar House Music (Larkins/The Feens/Liar Liar), their inﬂuence lifts ‘Heal With Time’ with disco guitar riﬀs and layered popping bass guitar with a bass synth an 80’s Madonna would be proud of.
HUSK frontman Alﬁe’s vocal never fails to be a talking point. ‘Heal With Time’ sees a lower more chilled performance than usual, giving ‘fun in the sun’ vibes. But, in true synth pop style, the narrative is melancholy; ‘Some things never heal with time’ referencing attempts to ﬁx a damaged love aﬀair and verse lyrics pleading that we just not talk about it and everything will be okay.
HUSK started in 2018 with self-titled EP ‘HUSK’ that included ’You Got It’, the fun-loving banger that earned HUSK a fan in BBC 6Music & Fresh on the Net’s Tom Robinson, who has been playing the track continually ever since its release. 2019 single ‘Feeling Heat’ also attracted international play and play across the BBC, including Janice Long spinning it on BBC Radio Cymru. HUSK also had support from Superbia of Manchester Pride on ‘Below The Neck’, after headlining their Trans Pride stage in 2019. HUSK has been seen playing at Manchester International Festival 2019, Pride in Hull – where they performed to a crowd of 15,000 people, and a co-headlining at legendary Band on the Wall… and things can only get bigger!
‘Heal With Time’ out for digital release, midnight 3rd July.
Husk – Below the Neck
Husk – Could You Forgive Me
Band/Artist location – Manchester England
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