The Smith Street Band have released 'Birthdays', the second single to be taken from their new album I'm More Scared Of You Than You Are Of Me, which releases on April 7th via Specialist Subject Records (UK), SideOneDummy Records (US) and Pool House Records (AUS). And as you might expect, the new single is brilliant!
Lulling the listener into a false sense of security by the mellow instrumental and heartstring-tugging opening line before blowing out the cobwebs and hitting us with the powerful, melodic, constantly evolving sound we're used to from The Smith Street Band. The addition of synth in the bridge works really well too as do the guest vocals from Jess Locke. It's just a beautiful and heartbreaking song written and performed in a way that only Wil Wagner and The Smith Street Band can.
Watch the excellent video below and hear the song for yourself.