Bleach Lab have returned with their brand new single ‘Indigo’ seeing the band take another massive step forward setting the tone for the big 2023 to come.
Indigo is a hazy cut featuring splashy cymbals and bright rhythmic guitar riffs jangling throughout. Symbolic of a glittering summer sunset, lowering into a more overcast second act imparted by darkening strings “the sky turned Indigo.” The track is inspired by being in a harmful relationship with somebody who repeatedly tries to convince you they’re sorry. Josh explains
“I started writing this with the chorus first and without a track for it in mind at the time. I liked the idea of an 80s movie where there's a man trying to apologise and get his girl back by playing music out of a boombox while she sits on the window ledge. I thought it's funny that it's romanticised in film but it would never happen in real life. So I tried to play on that a bit and relate it to repetition and how it would look like if it happened today.”
Across their three previous EPs, the band have experimented without restriction, dipping their toes into unfamiliar genres to fully work out what kind of band they are, what works best for them, and where to go next. “We're all very conscious about not making music that just replicates or sounds exactly the same as what we've done before,” guitarist Frank Wates reflects.
“There have been a lot of quite big jumps in terms of influences and sound between all of our releases, and I think that’s an important part of our creative process.”