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Handstand Parade release bubbly new song ” Pushing Up The Daisies “

“Pushing up Daisies” is the second single from Reading England’s Handstand Parade’s second EP “WhoLoves You Now” Produced at RYP Recordings by Michael Smith (Wolf Alice, Bess Atwell, Kid Wave, Honey Lung, Weird Milk). The single was birthed from the ashes of nostalgia, touching on the feelings of regret, loss, longing, and resignation all tied up in a neat Alternative-Pop bow.

It was important for the band to create two opposing tones in the song; the lyrics which tell a sad and lonely story sung sorrowfully by Shaquille Howe are completely at odds with the Music created by the rest of the band. Synthesisers rise and fall thought the song, a resonating bass line played by Andrew Langdon solidly provides the heart of the song. Guitars played by Josh Ward and Shaquille Howe slide perfectly in and out, giving the recording space to breathe in the more tender parts of the song until its grand entrance at its climax. The drums played by Matt De La Harpe dictates the whole show and provides the pop throughout the record.

This song is built to dance to …

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You can usually find me traveling, queuing, or at barricade for a band. I am most likely doing all three things in a day. If I'm not at a concert you can also find me digging through crates for that coveted black disc of vinyl.

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