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Koalas - Lover / Two Loves
Digital
£1.99
Out 1st December 2017

Koalas

Lover / Two Loves

Low Four Records

Expected: 1st December 2017 | 2 track electropop single

Following on from their downbeat summer debut Home Heart, Manchester synth-pop duo Koalas reveal their hand with a double a-side of exhilarating left-field pop, Lover / Two Loves.

With Manchester's lurching music scene currently knee deep in DIY guitar bands, Koalas are part of a new vanguard of artists to come out of the Low Four studio and label, working with producer Brendan Williams (Dutch Uncles, GoGo Penguin, Makemake).

Songwriter and co-producer Samuel Jones discusses the decision to release two tracks at once… Lover and Two Loves are two-sides of the same coin, the first an imagined conversation with a fallen love and the latter dealing with a collision of lust and love. They're very much the centrepieces of our live-set and it's cathartic to have these songs - some of the first written - out there.

Koalas cite influences ranging from Caribou and Boards of Canada to The Pointer Sisters and Ambitious Lovers.

"80s inspired noises... and the voices are good, which is what made me keep coming back"
Steve Lamacq, BBC 6Music
"an appreciation for sonic experimentation is balanced delicately with the desire to tug at heartstrings with gorgeously subtle pop harmonies"
Phil Young, Gold Flake Paint
"It’s one of those tracks that immediately grabs hold of you."
Charlie Ashcroft, Amazing Radio