- 03 Dec 21
'Pirouettes' sees the duo exploring fragile minds and the idea of karma with their signature 80's pulse.
After the success of their recent single, 'Hollow Ankles', indie-pop duo Yard Arms delight fans with their newest hit 'Pirouettes', released today.
Recorded, mixed, and mastered by long-term collaborator and producer Josh Gallop at Stage 2 Studios in Bath, 'Pirouttes' is a playful insight into the concept of karma and the fragility of modern day brain health. With lyrics like "They're probably thinking this scene is senseless as well", the duo share the idea that everyone is just as clueless as the next.
“It’s how we present this to one another that seems to be a great irony”, says frontman and lyricist Noah Villeneuve, who throughout this track, shows an unwavering ability to move between sugary-sweet power-anthem choruses and moments of lyrical tenderness.
The new single evokes the classic 80's influence of The Cure and Echo & The Bunnymen with more present day indie acts such as The National, Bleachers, and Death Cab For Cutie. The short two minutes-thirty truly shows off their signature sound, combining pulsating indie pop melancholia and synth laden, alt-romance-rock.
Alongside the single, Yard Arms have released a high energy video following the band throughout their most recent UK run of dates alongside the likes of The Slowreaders Club, Phoxjaw, The Nightmares, and The Inspiral Carpets' Tom Hingley. The video is a beautiful celebration of the return to live music that will warm the hearts of longtime fans and new listeners alike.
After forming in 2018, the combo spent their first year releasing their hauntingly beautiful debut EP Maiden, quickly followed by their sophomore EP A Glossary of Broken Humans & Beating Hearts. In June of 2020, they released their third EP, Sanctuary Lines.
Watch Yard Arms' new video and stream their single, 'Pirouettes', below.