The Murder Capital, alongside Fontaines D.C. and Just Mustard, are one of a raft of exciting new bands emerging out of Ireland right now. The group have done things the old fashioned way, keeping releases to a minimum and touring relentlessly, including a recent jaunt with righteous punks Idles. Today the post-punk outfit share new song "Green & Blue," premiering exclusively via The FADER.
The band's second single is an epic. There's little air in "Green & Blue," with a steady bass rumble filling the space with an unbearable tension. Icy guitars stab through the murk but only add to the pressure building throughout. James McGovern's imposing vocals then take centre stage as he sings about love and death, promising to "correlate the blue the green and blue the green for you."
Check out the "Green & Blue" video above. A limited 12" of the single will be released June 14 via Human Season Records and is available to pre-order now.
The Murder Capital live dates
27th April - Out Of The Crowd - Esch-sur-Alzette, LU
29th April - La Boule Noire - Paris, FR
30th April - The Forum - Tunbridge Wells
1st May - Picture House Social Club - Sheffield
3rd May - Soup Kitchen - Manchester
4th May - Live At Leeds - Leeds
5th May - Handmade Festival - Leicester
8th May - The Jericho Tavern - Oxford
9th May – Prince Albert, Music From Ireland Showcase - Brighton
9th May – Paganini Ballroom, BBC Sounds Stage - Brighton
10th May – Green Door Store, Cool Brother Stage - Brighton
11th May - Eastbound Festival, Whelan's - Dublin
14th May - Nice N Sleazy - Glasgow
15th May - The Polar Bear - Hull
16th May - The Lexington - London (Sold Out)
17th May - Hy-Brasil - Bristol
21st June - Body & Soul - Clonmellon, IE
29th June - Rock Werchter - Werchter, BE
30th June - Metropolis Festival - Rotterdam, NL