Ride Share New Single ‘Repetition’ From Upcoming LP

Pioneer shoegazers Ride have shared their new single “Repetition.” The track comes from their upcoming sixth album This is Not a Safe Place, due August 16th.

Speaking about the song in a statement, singer Andy Bell said:

“I haven’t got tired yet of blasting this track. ‘Repetition’ is at the absolute heart of This Is Not A Safe Place. It was one of the very first songs written for the album and has always felt to me like one of the best songs I’ve written. It has a great dual harmony vocal from myself and Mark. Steve came up with the brilliant Juno 6 bassline that starts the song, which he overdubbed on our last day of recording for the album. Loz puts down a monster of a drum track. It’s both very experimental and very pop in approach, and that’s what Ride always tried to do in the early days. For me, it succeeds in bringing me back to all of the things we were into and talked about when we were 18, but also being of the moment, in 2019.”

Listen to the track below.

Ride will embark on a North American tour starting September 16th in Detroit, Michigan. The trek wraps up October 16th in Santa Ana, California. Afterwards, they’ll tour the UK. Find all their dates here.

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Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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