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Street Chant Release New Single "Never"

Street Chant Release New Single "Never"

Street Chant are proud to release their third single from their forthcoming album Hauora - out on Flying Nun/Arch Hill early 2016.
The song is called Never and has been a mainstay of their live show for some some time now.

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Emily Littler from Street Chant explains the story of the song.

I had an immense struggle with writers block during the procrastination station that is Street Chant’s second LP Hauora. Trying to move forward with getting songwriting part the album underway I looked back at what for the sake of this paragraph I will call “lost songs”. The ones that never really came together, or were ditched for the sake of newer, more relevant material. I wrote Never before StreetChant was even Mean Street, and it has been performed with all 3 of our drummers. It has evolved and devolved, been deleted and reborn and twisted around. The lyrics and title have changed many times, but it has always been about the same subject: wanting. I am so glad it is finally out.

Street Chant have released two previous singles from Hauora - Pedestrian Support League and Sink

For those with hazy memories, the release of debut album Means in 2010 set in motion a small Auckland tremor that unravelled into a rolliking roller coaster. This included international tours including with The Lemonheads, Dead Weather, local slots at Laneway, The Big Day Out, a tour with David Saunders playing The 3ds, numerous tours up and down New Zealand, an underdog victory winning the Critics Choice, various other award nominations and no shortage of trouble in-between. In 2013 Street Chantreleased an EP Isthmus if One-Thousand Lovers, then mostly kept themselves busy finishing off their album.

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