Exit Calm – Promise

Perhaps I was a bit too harsh in my review of Exit Calm’s second album The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be. Latest single Promise (or THE Promise in my iTunes) is a chilled, yet epic slice of alternative rock.

As befits a slightly trippy feel, the video also has a slight psychedelic touch to it. Lyrically, it’s got one of the strongest ear-worm refrains I’veheard in a while. Vocalist Nicky Smith proclaims more than once that he is the voice between your ears.

With more than one play from me today already, he has the prophetic touch all great front men possess.

Perhaps I was too harsh in my review of their second album?

In addition to the single, Barnsley’s finest are also heading out on a short tour at the end of the month. You’ll be able to find them at the venues listed below:

Mon 27th: LONDON – Water Rats
Tues 28th: YORK – The Duchess
Wed 29th: MANCHESTER – Sound Control
Thurs 30th: GLASGOW – Broadcast

Sat 1st: NOTTINGHAM – Bodega Social Club

Promise by Exit Calm is released on the 20th January on Club AC30.


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