They say a change is as good as a holiday, and for Melbourne heavy metal boy band Banks Arcade, a hypnotic diversion is just what the doctor ordered with their brand new single Change out today via UNFD.
A second new Banks Arcade single for 2023 Change follows on from the recent blazing track Worship The Internet, with the latest outing offering a glamorous, dark and downright scintillating stylistic pivot from the Melbourne group alongside a brand new music video.
With lush textures, undulating beats and seductive vocals set against sharp and glossy production, Change flits between simmering verses and tempestuous choruses as vocalist Joshua O’Donnell declares: “Please just walk away | Safe to fight another day | I don’t want you to stay tonight | But you could change my mind”.
Speaking on their latest single Change, Banks Arcade share: “Change discusses an unhealthy obsession with success, and a fleeting relationship driven by lust that is held back because of it.”
A band who always wanted to make history, Banks Arcade bring passion and potent execution to their myriad of influences and creative ideas. Formed over a shared love of music with a razor-sharp avant-garde aesthetic, Banks Arcade have always teetered on modernity, their gaze ever-fixed just beyond the horizon via their flourishing sonic wiles. From their 2018 debut EP ‘Endnote’ to its 2020 follow up ‘Fever Dreams’, the group’s head-turning singles like Sick and Drown have gone on to amass over 1 million individual streams, while their explosive single Chosen was chosen by Ubisoft as the official theme song of the Rainbow Six Siege Oceanic Nationals in 2022.
Releasing their full-length ‘Future Lovers’ in 2022, an LP initially devised as a concept album that evolved into a vessel of personal self-discovery, Banks Arcade cemented their future-facing trademark style while also turning heads courtesy of their emphatic soundscapes, searing metal and hip hop additions.
Appearing at UNIFY Off The Record earlier this year, alongside Northlane, In Hearts Wake, Make Them Suffer, RedHook and more, Banks Arcade also kicked off 2023 with their national Australian ‘Future Lovers’ Tour, including a sold out show in Brisbane, and also toured North America with The Plot In You.
Banks Arcade will be supporting Highly Suspect on their New Zealand dates in November and will be supporting Northlane on their ‘The Dante Tour’ Australian tour in February 2024 with ERRA and Landmvrks – grab your tickets from www.banksarcade.com.
With thanks to Dallas Does PR