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Monday 21 October 2019

Walking Like We Do: The Big Moon Swap Straightforward Love Songs For Thornier Topics Prior To Date @ The Brighton Centre

Having just got off the road from supporting Pixies, The Big Moon will be heading to Brighton, early next year, in support of new album, Walking Like We Do.

Your Light, lifted from the forthcoming album, is accompanied by a video filmed in the Essex countryside and features the band showcasing some bicycle related dance moves and share the limelight with some unexpected furry friends.

Vocalist and songwriter Juliette Jackson explains the track: 
 
"I was thinking about how hard it is to tell if things are worse now or if they have always been this way and I just grew up and started paying attention. 

"To me, it feels like we are at this tipping point that is unprecedented, but then it occurred to me that every generation before us probably had a moment when they thought they were going to be the last generation on earth. 

 
"This song is about freeing yourself from all of it, just for a moment. 

"It's a thanks to the one person or thing in your life that knows how to come in and open your curtains and light up the darkness and restore your strength so that when you clatter back down into the real world you have the strength to fight your battles, whatever they are."

As an album, Walking Like We Do finds The Big Moon at a thematic crossroads, swapping the more straightforward love songs of their debut album for thornier topics. 

Juliette's lyrics throughout the album find the band trying to make sense of the world we live in, riding through instability and never quite shaking the feeling that anything could happen. 

The band firmly harnessed these fears, moulding them into a positive force, losing none of the excitement and joy that first brought them together and sees them creating some of the boldest and brightest music of their career.
 
Juliette adds: 

"'Walking Like We Do' is about being strong in the face of uncertainty, about standing tall even though you're completely lost and not being afraid of the future because it just keeps on coming."

The Big Moon is a London four-piece band formed in 2014 by Juliette Jackson.

Their debut album, Love in the 4th Dimension, contained a number of singles previously released on their EP, The Road. The album was shortlisted for the prestigious Mercury Prize in 2017.

The Big Moon play The Brighton Centre on 1st February 2020, as support to Bombay Bicycle Club. For tickets CLICK HERE. Their new album, 'Walking Like We Do' is out in January 2020. To pre-oredr CLICK HERE.

by: Mike Cobley




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