Dark Horses : Hyper Green

After seemingly going dark, Brighton’s  Dark Horses awaken from their slumber to ride again with their first new music since the 2017 single “XIII”.  “Hyper Green” is a stunning return, a glittering magisterial psych track, replete with soaring guitar washes and Lisa Elle’s hypnotic vocals. A kind of modern-day Velvets and Nico on steroids.

There is also news of their pandemic-delayed third album  While We Were Sleeping which was recorded with Bob Earland (Radiophonic Workshop, Kate Tempest) and is due for release on March 17, 2023, with two limited edition coloured vinyl pressings by Little Cloud Records.   

Regarding the album the band promise  “Lyrically, the album reflects the challenging circumstances in which it was conceived, treading the razor’s edge between nihilism and collectivism, anxiety and serenity, suspicion and trust. But the thread running through it is a the sense that we’re all sharing this short act we call life, so the least we can do is show each other empathy, respect and – hell, who cares what they say – love.”

Their welcome return  proves that  “the “Lightning” is still very much  within them 


Lisa Elle – vox, synths, flute, lyrics

Bobby Waterson – WEM organ, piano, synths, alto saxophone

Stephen Ingham – drums, drum programming, percussion

Anastasia Zio – electric bass guitar

David Wheeldon, – acoustic and electric guitars

Ali Tollervey – camera


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