Long-Distance

  • Long-Distance
  • 2017-05-08

New Glasgow band Long-Distance dropped debut single ‘Grail’ in March and have more music in the works. We caught up with the men of few words to find out a little more about their music and their desire to go back in time to get Prince.

‘Grail’ is about the mundane everyday that holds us all back.

First up, tell us bit about yourselves - what led you all to forming Long-Distance?
A number of factors threw us together and for one reason or another, we’re all still here.

What there any particular bands or artists you’ve taken inspiration from to form your style?
Prince.

How do would you describe your approach to writing music? Is there a common starting point?
Any idea, whether it’s precious or not, can turn into a song.

You released single ‘Grail’ in March. Where did you write it and what’s it about?
We wrote it in Glasgow. It’s about the mundane everyday that holds us all back.

How’s your next single shaping up? Do you have release plans for throughout 2017?
Our next single is shaping up very well.

When and where can we expect to see you on tour next?
Shows are to be announced.

What can we look forward to in those shows?
Honesty.

Who steps in when there’s any disagreements?
No-one. We play Happy Families pretty well.

If you could collaborate with any living artist, who would it be?
We’d build a time-machine and get back to Prince.

If you could go back in time and give yourself one piece of advice, when would it be and what would you say?
Yesterday: what would Prince do?

Finally, if you could wish for one thing to happen to the band in 2017, what would it be?
That time-machine…

Listen to ‘Grail’ below. For news and tour dates go to the Long-Distance Facebook page.

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