Go! is the second single to be taken from Public Service Broadcasting's critically-acclaimed new album. The album reached #11 in the UK album charts in it's first week and has now spent 3 weeks in the top 50. The track is a fiery and confident speed-trial of a track, with an infectious hook and the most unlikely sing-along dialogue of the year, all counting down to the moon landing itself when Neil Armstrong utters the relief-filled words, “The Eagle has landed”.
Befitting the band's studious nature, rather than focusing on the more obvious heroes of the lunar landings – the astronauts – the band turn their attention to the people in the control room, the scientists, engineers and experts, who played a crucial part in the success of the mission.
How people still doubt that the Apollo 11 mission landed on the moon, particularly with such compelling evidence as used in PSB’s current video is a mystery to J. Willgoose:
“I find it a particularly sad indictment of our species that arguably our greatest
technological and spiritual achievement – leaving our own planet and walking on another celestial body – is viewed by the more cynical as a colossal waste of money or, worse, as the greatest hoax ever perpetuated.”
Watch 'Go' video BELOW:
The Race For Space is out now via Test Card Recordings and tells the story of the American & Soviet space race from 1957 - 1972 via the duo's eccentric mix of guitar-driven electronica, propulsive drumming and spoken word samples culled from this uniquely rich period of modern history.
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The band are currently in the midst of a globe-trotting tour. They return to the UK in April where they commence what promises to be a sold out tour following their London, Brighton, Birmingham & Manchester dates selling out 2 months up front. A show at the 02 Academy, Brixton has been announced for Sunday 29 November.
Go! will be released on 7” vinyl on 11 May 2015 with a B-side from Scottish electro-post-rockers
UK & Ireland headline dates
3rd May – Mandela Hall, Belfast
5th May – Button Factory, Dublin