The music scene is abuzz with excitement as one of the most anticipated debut albums, “Say Everything with a Kiss,” has finally hit the shelves. The Last Night With Glasgow, an up-and-coming indie band, is quickly making a name for themselves and ready to share their beautifully crafted, emotion-fueled tunes with the world.
Coming out of Glasgow, Scotland’s vibrant music scene, The Last Night With Glasgow formed in late 2019. Comprising lead singer and guitarist Simon MacLeod, bassist Julie Donaldson, drummer Cameron Royal, and keyboardist Christine Stewart, the quartet has rapidly built a reputation as a passionate live act that expertly expresses their multi-faceted songs.
Their first studio album, “Say Everything with a Kiss,” has been generating buzz from fans and industry insiders alike. This collection of 11 expertly crafted songs showcases the band’s wide range of talent, featuring diverse genres such as indie pop, rock, and atmospheric dream-pop.
The album kicks off with “Lock Me in Your Heart,” a catchy indie-pop track that has become an instant fan favorite. Simon MacLeod’s soaring vocals are matched perfectly by his expressive guitar playing on this euphoric opening number. Listeners who enjoy bands like The National and Tame Impala will feel right at home as they hear these first notes and start swaying along to the beat.
Another stand-out track is “Softly Spoken,” which reveals the band’s more vulnerable side. Slower than other songs in their repertoire, this tune displays Julie Donaldson’s delicate backing vocals that harmonize beautifully with MacLeod’s heart-on-his-sleeve lyrics. The interplay among Royal’s subtle drums, Christine Stewart’s haunting piano lines, and MacLeod’s emotional guitar work help push this song into something genuinely transcendent.
For those who prefer edgier alternatives to the band’s more tender moments will be thrilled by “Fighting Sleep.” This high-energy rock number will get your adrenaline pumping and heart racing right away. You can almost feel yourself singing it at the top of your lungs during one of their iconic live shows.
Influenced by legendary Scottish bands such as Belle & Sebastian and Mogwai but striving toward their own unique sound, The Last Night With Glasgow delves deep into themes of love, loss, and self-discovery throughout “Say Everything with a Kiss.” Each track encapsulates its story while providing something new for listeners to enjoy alongside catchy hooks and unforgettable melodies.
“Say Everything with a Kiss” is now available on all major streaming platforms for your listening pleasure. And keep an eye on this fantastic new indie outfit because THE LAST NIGHT WITH GLASGOW may eventually say everything necessary to become Scotland’s next great musical export.