Today, I’m bringing you some new music from Manchester act We Were Strangers with their latest single ‘Unforgiving War’ which was released on November 4th. You can check out the track for yourself below:
It is a beautiful and haunting track from the very first chords which echo around your ears building up until the moment the soft, almost fragile vocals come in. The sparse sounds and dramatic, building notes and vocals makes for a track that is truly spectacular and breath-taking in its delivery and execution. It really is one of those tracks that evokes so much emotion and will stay with you for long after you have listened to it. Truly stunning!
This new track is a follow up to 2015’s ‘I Believe’ which received shining praise from many critics with Line of Best Fit describing it as; “Slathered with strings, harmonies, post-rock soundscape motifs and more, We Were Strangers whip the rug from under you”
‘Unforgiving War’ is a track that nearly never made it as a track that had been abandoned a long time ago before producer James Kenosha (Dry The River, Birdy) heard it and insisted the track be recorded. After recording and rescuing this one from potential obsecurity, you hear it today in all its beautiful glory.
It’s a wonderful track for We Were Strangers to end the year on and it brings hope of something wonderful to come in 2017. Keep your eyes and ears fixed firmly on WWS next year.