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Brighton band Shady Baby have returned with their massive new single 'Lonely Town'.


The track weaves American 90’s Indie-tinged swagger with classic rock riffs and drivetime radio pop hooks. This is one to file alongside Janes Addiction, Foo Fighters and Weezer. ​​It comes after their debut single 'Come To Life' and makes up the A/A release available on 7” out via UK label Nice Swan Records - a label that's become a tastemaker and springboard for many great bands coming out of the UK guitar scene and beyond.

Asked to break down the new single's theme, Shady Baby frontman Leaver said,

“Lonely Town is about the creeping sense that you’re becoming detached from yourself and the people around you, whilst trying to keep a lid on it and act normal.“

Shady Baby is the musical project of Brighton-based Sam Leaver. Inspired by the sounds of Madchester & Britpop, and with a love for John Cooper Clarke, Sam began making his own brand of angst-ridden pop during the height of lockdown where songs were formed out of frustration whilst locked in his bedroom. Having approached Brighton-based producer Theo Verney with his early demos, the two instantly formed a musical bond that has seen them work closely together in the studio ever since and Verney has helped hone the exciting sound of the debut tracks of Shady Baby.

'Lonely Town' is out now.


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