‘Now’ – the new single from Yorkshire group PRIESTGATE – is an endearing moment of human admittance.
Surrounded in a euphoric openness, while full of exuberance and serene texture, the group shape their evidently considered sound into pop reverie – full of nativity and imperfections and providing something captivating in equal measure.
Balancing the omnipresent nature of its narrative with a nostalgic desire in sound, ‘Now’ possesses an undulating sense of hope, but it isn’t arrogant and know-all – they empathetically open up to their constant desire for growth and learning in a time of egotistical posturing.
Where their contemporaries may dwell in the sombreness of their sentiment, PRIESTGATE capture its buoyancy and express it with vigour – vocalist Rob Schofield pounding across the track with undeniable relief – a winsome delivery that thrives in it’s hymnal release. It’s a refreshing scene – one that purges itself through veracity and embraces those around it.
An enchanting introduction to a group that will seemingly pour in everything with unified compassion.
The brand new issue of So Young is out now. SOLD OUT in print but you can read the digital edition below.