Shambolics release a new single: ‘Love Collides’, via Creation23.

It’s the follow-up to ‘Sandra Speed’, which was released before lockdown earlier this year.

The Fife four-piece recorded the tune at Eggman Studios in the band’s hometown of Dunfermline, where it was produced and engineered by Darren Forbes, Scott Thomson, and Scott Williamson.

“Love collides is a song about when a relationship is on the brink and is ‘forever going wrong’,” explains the band’s Darren Forbes.

“The track contrasts between minor key and lyrics about how everything is breaking and then opens up in the chorus in a major key with optimistic lyrics,” says Forbes. “Love is colliding but we can keep it together.”

The quartet – Forbes, Lewis McDonald, Jordan McHatton, and Jake Bain – were signed by Alan McGee to his Creation 23 label last summer, and occupied themselves during the pandemic with a series of cover versions of classic tunes including Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Everywhere’, The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’, ABBA’s ‘Mamma Mia’ and The Stones’ ’Sympathy for the Devil’

Prior to the lockdown the band had sold out their entire 7” vinyl run for debut single ‘Chasing A Disaster’ on pre-sales alone, before a sell-out UK headline tour in the autumn including venues like St Lukes in Glasgow and The Water Rats in London.

‘Love Collides’ is available to stream or download now.

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