Fresh out of the starting blocks in the new year of 2013, Mourning Birds started gigging and recording. They ended last year by releasing their debut single and video, Oh Yeh!, on Kent’s The Preservation Society Presents label. Now they’re back with their new single, Eve Of The Isle.
Eve Of The Isle is a mental rock track full of screeching vocals, full throttle guitar riffs and crashing chaotic drums. It’s tuneful and melodic with a very blues rock feel to it. The vocals during the verses are particularly influenced by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys. They’re bluesy, sexy and seductive.
The single launch party for Oh Yeh! in December was a hint at their massive potential and magnetised a lively crew of friends and fans up from Kent to witness the show and rock out Camden Monarch.
Great promise, some real fans to spread the word and a firm foundation of hard work meant Mourning Birds ended 2013 on a high.
Not resting on their laurels, they are raising their own bar for 2014, honing their live set and writing new material. They returned to the recording studios in January with Rhys Downing to lay down new songs for this year and have started booking live shows.