Have we all stopped losing our minds about the fact that Guards are finally releasing a full length album full of that retro rock they do so well? No? Didn't think so. Every time I remember that we're mere months away from new Guards music I get positively giddy. And then Guards do something like drop a single and then a video for that new single and my excitement goes off the charts.
Their latest, "Silver Lining" is sort of a pulsing, glowing, summer jam that incidentally carries keep the memory of summer thoroughly alive (it was release right at the end of it). It's tragically short clocking in at about 2.5 minutes but what an lovely 2.5 minutes that is. And the video, directed by Guards own Kaylie Church, takes your standard band performance footage and turns it on its head - adding in lovely, psychedelic background visuals as the band is bathed in an ethereal glow. It's great but don't just take my word for it, check it out:
Guards' debut full length In Guards We Trust is out February 5th.