Declan Welsh & The Decadent West have an incredible knack for toeing the line between indie-rock and riotous punk without leaning into the cliche of either side. On new single 'Talking To Myself', the four-piece execute that balance with glorious results.
Undoubtedly a festival anthem for future years, the Glaswegian outfit's latest release possesses an undeniably nostalgic sound; a soaring, sharp-edged number which manages to pull off polished production and raw, youthful energy in equal measure.
“‘Talking to Myself’ is pretty deliberately vague." tells Declan. "It's generally about the idea of these internal conversations you have, different parts of you saying do this or that. It's been a year or two spent in our own heads so this just sort of came out. It's a song about that weirdly comforting truth that everyone is insecure, sad or anxious in some way. None of us are alone in that respect, but we're all suffering together, apart."
'Talking To Myself' is taken from Declan Welsh & The Decadent West's forthcoming new EP, 'It's Been A Year' - due September 2nd.