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Colour Tongues - Wasted

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Virtually everyone has a story of surviving a powerful, but toxic relationship. Colour Tongues crafted the first track of their upcoming debut LP, Midnight Island, to explore that with a sense of hope, warmth, and belonging.

James Challis (vocals and guitar), Dan Lavergne (bass), Graeme Meekison (guitar), and David Taylor (drums) build a sparkling, atmospheric indietronica dreamscape with bright, bouncy guitars and tranquil vocals. Addressed to their own remembered toxic relationships, they explore the moment they realize they are “wasted on you.”

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Moving from “boundless and broken” to a “seed starts to grow,” Colour Tongues soar through a lively aural journey filled with fun moments of ear candy. Listen carefully to find where James wrapped “a frayed patch cable around an old telephone, face[d] north, and [bit] a pretzel into a microphone,” a remark literally cracked by Vancouver-based producer Matt di Pomponio.

A happy, unified, and eclectic collection of sounds emerges from this eclectic band. If truth comes “out of the mouth of babes,” it also comes from this ensemble of a nurse, a carpenter, an actor, and a dog walker. Reclaim your agency with Colour Tongues and reaffirm your worth with “Wasted”.

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