Three-piece Order of the Toad return with single ‘Do It With Feeling’ out digitally on 14 August via Gringo Records and Reckless Yes. Mixing psychedelic pop with baroque influences to be whimsical without being twee and hazey without being insubstantial.
The track is the second single to be taken from second album ‘Re-Order of the Toad’ (due 2 October) following on from ‘Lady’s Mantle’.
Formed of Gemma Fleet (The Wharves), Robert Sotelo (Upset the Rhythm), and Christopher Taylor the band are quite unlike anything else around. Order of the Toad sits somewhere between Baroque and Psyche, with touches of Country and Pop thrown in too. It makes for a rich soundscape full of surprises and delights.
The band’s self-titled debut album was released via Cusp in 2018 and has been described as “Laurel Canyon hippiedom x medieval inflection + early REM spareness = OOTT. Except nothing like that”. Their forthcoming second album – Re-Order of the Toad – picks up on these themes and is unique in sound, exploratory and wholesome in approach.
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Issued on black vinyl, CD and digitally artwork is from acclaimed visual designer Raissa Pardini who has also worked with Idles, The Oreilles, and Squid.
A planned UK tour is currently on hold due to coronavirus. Revised dates to follow.