Australian indie outfit Hight Tropics return with their latest single Wait For You, following the success of their previous releases You Never Made It Easy, 15 Years and Better Days. Catching the eye of US label Roll Call Records, they were signed up for an initial two releases, going from strength to strength since then. Produced by Elliot Heinrich, the new track nods to the lo-fi fuzzy sounds of early Strokes and Interpol, with a poignant sounds that bleeds emotion from the subtly aching vocals.
Commenting on the track, frontman Josh Stewart says, “I’m generally a pretty private person so I don’t really like to share personal issues, but having recently witnessed someone I admire share some of the struggles he’d faced silently for many years, I’m now more aware of how important it is to be honest and share our battles with physical and mental health, especially in an industry where struggles with the latter are all too common.”
Continuing, “A few years ago I was diagnosed with an autoimmune condition that kind of split my life in two and left a dark cloud hanging over my head even after I’d fought so hard to get my health back. With that said, ‘Wait For You’ is about patience, longing, and moving forward… Even if you’ve got that fear of the unknown in the back of your head or in the pit of your stomach, you’ve got to keep moving forward.”
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