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Thyla

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A few years ago, we named the Brighton group Thyla a Band To Watch and one of the Best New Bands Of 2018 on the strength of the soaring dream-pop in their early singles. Since then, they’ve experimented with grungier sounds on the What’s On Your Mind EP (one of 2019’s best), then pivoted back to music that was growing ever synthier, poppier, and dreamier. It was a long journey leading Thyla to, finally, their debut album. It’s self-titled, and it’s arriving in January.

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THYLA makes a triumphant return today with a huge new single “Fade”. Given its debut on BBC Radio 1 by Jack Saunders, in his coveted “Next Wave” feature, who said, “you need to get back on this band and understand how good they are.” “Fade” arrives from Thyla with the wind of this year’s latest EP “Everything At Once” still in their sails. They have never been ones to shirk their responsibility as artists and through the course of that latest release, they addressed the emotional upheaval of family illness, the mundanities of juggling day jobs, and the difficulties of navigating the ever-present anxiety of the modern age. Their music seeks to wrestle strength from adversity, challenge expectations, and stand up for true art. In “Fade” they bask in the glow of yet another shimmering, heavy pop behemoth. Gleaning inspiration from everyday human experience – and blurring the lines of the personal and the fictional – Thyla play as voyeurs and interpreters, careful not to attach themselves to one singular ideology. Their music is a playground for the shared experience, a place for art that doesn’t preach or claim to have all of the answers. Instead, their work exists as signposts to emotional moments in time, channeling the […] For more, go to: TheGirlsAtTheRockShow.com (Source)

By the time we named Band To Watch Thyla’s debut EP What’s On Your Mind one of the best of 2019, the malleable Brighton quartet were already on to something new. Through the end of last year, they were building up to Everything At Once, a second EP that arrived this past January and found…

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