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Real Lies Detail New Album, 'Lad Ash'
Christian Eede , February 9th, 2022 17:22

The group's second album comes almost seven years on from debut album 'Real Life'

Real Lies have shared details of their second album, Lad Ash.

Spanning 12 tracks, the record includes 2021 singles 'Your Guiding Hand', 'Late Arcades' and 'Since I'. It comes almost seven years on from 2015 debut Real Life, and is their first full-length effort as a duo. You can watch a video for new track 'An Oral History Of My First Kiss' above.

Speaking about the album and new track, Real Lies' singer and lyricist Kevin Kharas said: "Writing Lad Ash, which is in large part about the downsides of turning every Friday night into the Big Bang, I wanted to figure out why I behave in this way, and at what point my coordinates were set. I traced it back to the family wedding discos I'd go to as a shy, lanky eight-year-old, and the other world I glimpsed in the faces, voices and terrible dance moves of pissed-up second cousins and other strangers who were apparently related to me. I spent my teenage years trying to gain access to this secret world by any means necessary and finally succeeded one evening with a girl I'd met in town a couple of weeks before. I came of age in the space of a kiss. Then had my heart ripped out two days later, wet-look hair gel stinging my eyes as it washed out in the rain."

UNREAL will release Lad Ash on April 22, 2022.