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Real Lies Unveil New Track, 'Ultraviolet'
Christian Eede , September 28th, 2022 19:14

It's the first new music to emerge from the London duo since their second album, 'Lad Ash'

Real Lies have shared a brand new song, called 'Ultraviolet'.

The track is the first new music that the London duo have released since their second album, Lad Ash, came out in April of this year. Centred around euphoric pads and breakbeats, it emerged from the same sessions that birthed that album. You can watch a video for the new cut above.

In a statement about 'Ultraviolet', Real Lies' Kevin Lee Kharas said: "I went through a period while we were making Lad Ash of only writing songs about pylons. I wrote about four or five and was obsessed with the idea of these gigantic angels humming away out in the pitch black countryside night after night, ferrying electricity into the cities where it gets swallowed up by neon signs, street lights, karaoke machines, fairground waltzers, phones, decks, sound systems, lasers, strobes – basically, everything that nocturnal London needs to keep running.

"I came to see the ultraviolet light powered by those pylons as a sort of loyal friend, one who'd been there in all these different places without me really realising ever since I started going out at night. As I was forced out of London and then gradually made my way back, the ultraviolet light was always there for me. This is my tribute to it and the things it creates – the silhouettes, the sweat, the siren songs and the memories."

'Ultraviolet' is out now on UNREAL.