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Listen: Yowl share new single ‘An Inflexible Storeroom’

Yowl have become the go-to romantic voyeurs of modern living.

Poetic, weary but uncompromisingly hopeful – a sense of cathartic understanding is always simmering amongst the grimy foundations of their sound and lyricism.

With new EP ‘Atrophy’ on the way next month – ‘An Inflexible Storeroom’ has arrived. A solipsistic view into Gabriel Byrde’s mindset has always been empathetic and poignant, and here it’s no exception. But there’s an embattled tone in his gruff expression – as much a determined stomach punch an as a weary sigh of surrender. He’s lost in the mind-numbing passing of time within the day-to-day, but does so with such poetic assuredness that it feels manageable, almost a tender hand on the shoulder as life falls within itself.

This the swaying sense of heightened emotion that informs the music itself is bright and unwavering – purposefully off kilter but undeniably a successfully attempted anthem. They do so as well without losing any of their intelligent depth – a standout in their growing collection.

Header Photo by Holly Whitaker