Track of the Day: Drowning In Your Velvet Bed by Walt Disco

Written by Dylan Hallihan

Walt Disco unveil punk-infused belter “Drowning In Your Velvet Bed”

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Having impressed at Bestival this summer on the back of their debut EP “No Need For A Curtain”, Walt Disco show no signs of easing off on what has been a fantastic year, with the release of their emphatic new single “Drowning In Your Velvet Bed”. Hailing from Glasgow, a city renowned for its rich musical heritage, Walt Disco have set themselves apart from fellow fast-risers with an unpredictability (both on and off the stage) that coincides so naturally with the enigmatic sound heard here on their latest release.

With a flair for an androgynous aesthetic, it can’t be a coincidence that “Drowning In Your Velvet Bed” meanders so interestingly between varying sounds and emotions. The aggressive, macho, in-your-face tempo and snarling vocals of the beginning, is followed by a softer, more delicate and slowed down middle interlude, which in turn precedes the returning urgent eruption of noise for the climax. Thriving off this chaotic structure, the young four-piece brilliantly present the unpredictability with which they have already become famed for.

Walt Disco are featured on 7 influential playlists this week

With the recent release of two impressive singles to back up their debut EP, along with summer festival slots already planned at Hit the North and Live at Leeds for next summer, fans and critics alike will be hoping a knockout debut album won’t be far on the horizon for Walt Disco.

With features on 7 influential Spotify playlists including New Indie Mix and Fresh Finds, Walt Disco have picked up over 1.6 million playlist followers this week. Clearly capitalising on Spotify editorial support, their direct artist following is also growing at an impressive rate of 10.13% (Instrumental Music Scouting Platform).

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