New album to come from Orlando Weeks - hear new single 'Blood Sugar'

Dedicated to the NHS, 'Blood Sugar' is the second single from impending album A Quickening, the long-awaited solo full-length from the former The Maccabees' frontman.
Posted: 15 April 2020 Words: Tom Curtis-Horsfall

Veering away from the spotlight since The Maccabees called it a day back in 2017, former frontman Orlando Weeks focused his attentions to illustrating his passion project and alternative tale The Grinderman. In a recent post on his Facebook page however, Weeks has revealed details of his new official solo album A Quickening.

Due for release on June 12th, Weeks has been keeping busy in terms of music since The Maccabees disbanded several years back it seems: "I started to make music specifically for this record in early 2018. My partner and I were expecting a baby in the summer of that year and the focus of my work became trying to document that time." 

'Blood Sugar', the second single we can hear from the upcoming album showcases Weeks' delicate, unforgettable falsetto, and in his own words is "a night-time song. A song about a recollection of weary helplessness and the fear that can come with that. Set in the small hours when omens and superstition loom larger than perhaps they should."

Dedicated to the NHS during these trying times, you can see the accompanying video to 'Blood Sugar' above. 

To hear more from Orlando Weeks, click here.

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