Dublin’s new trio, Funeral Suits, are set to release their debut single Colour Fade soon so I thought why not take a peek at the track?
Funeral Suits have spent two years writing, rehearsing and occasionally performing as special guests for the likes of Franz Ferdinand, The Maccabees and Passion Pit. Now they are finally going it alone.
Colour Fade blends calming indie vocals with pleasant melodic electric guitar and rhythmic drums. Although the melody remains pretty much the same throughout the entire song, it doesn’t become dull. This is probably due to the hypnotic sound of the guitar in the background which, for some reason, helps to focus your attention.
One great bit about half way through the song comes when some harmonies kick in and the music breaks down, leaving only the unique vocals behind. These sound haunting and echo slightly bringing a new layer to the track which allows it to be worked back up.
To me, their music reminds me of a cult film. It’s quite unheard of and secret but once you get the chance to become involved in its fanbase, you want to show everyone how great it is. Funeral Suits are like that. Starting out relatively small, this trio will gradually have a snowball effect of fans following them. It’s not everyone’s thing but they will definitely get an acute audience.