'My Headache Likes To Speak' is their new song
Has it really almost been 15 years since the release of Interpol’s ‘Turn on the Bright Lights?’
Somehow the opening minute of Yowl’s latest track ‘My Headache Likes To Speak’ seems to bring it all back. That’s because Gabriel Byrde voice isn’t dissimilar to the bleak howl of Paul Banks. Or maybe it’s that guitar sound.
But then, the song takes a twist that means the Peckham band – who run their own clubnight at south London’s The Montague Arms – are a different prospect all together.
A short while ago we brought you the latest track from Bristol band LICE. That came out via the freshly set-up Big Score imprint. This new track is only their second release.
From Yowl, about their new song: “‘My Headache Likes To Speak refers to that anxiety that comes from the cocktail of social pressures and everything surrounding the need to socialise with people, fearing humiliation, and a desire for genuine connection.”
Yowl are playing The George Tavern in E1 on Friday (12 May), and The Great Escape next week.
Support Loud And Quiet from £3 per month and we'll post you our next 9 magazines
As all of us are constantly reminded, it’s getting harder for independent publishers to stay in business, which applies to Loud And Quiet more now than ever, 14 years after we first started printing a magazine that we’ve always given away for free.
Having thought about the best way to support the costs of what we do (the printing and server fees, the podcast and video production costs etc.) we’d like to ask our readers who really enjoy what we do to subscribe to our next 9 issues over the next 12 months. The cheapest we can afford to do this for is a recurring payment of £3 per month for UK subscribers. If you really start to hate it you can cancel at any time. The same goes for European subscriptions (£6 per month) and the rest of the world (£8 per month).
It’s not just a donation – you’ll receive a physical copy of our magazine through your door, and some extra perks detailed on our subscribe page. Digital subscriptions are available worldwide for £15 per year. We hope you consider this a good deal and the best way to keep Loud And Quiet in your life without its content, independence or existence suffering.