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Safetalk – Mimic (Edit)

Having considered cosmos consciousness with their debut ‘Universal’ and the extent of human potential with ‘Gold of the Highest’, Anglo-French trio Safetalk return to earth with third single ’Mimic’ released this November on new Paris based label Splinter. A psychic call to arms against the forces that seek to limit and contain us, ‘Mimic’ takes aim at those who seek to build walls around both our hearts and minds and our physical selves. Built around a call and response between the song’s lyrics and its powerful instrumentation, its rallying cry to speak up and demand change is carried along by the metronomic beat and borne aloft by the towering waves of crystalline synths and pulsating bass.

If that all sounds like neither your average protest or pop song then that’s because Safetalk have already shown themselves to be far from your average band in their brief existence. Tipped by the likes of Thump and Vice’s Creators platform in the US and Clash and the Ransom Note in the UK, the band’s fusion of psychedelic soul and captivating electronica along with a refined pop sensibility earning them comparisons to the likes of Future Islands, Tame Impala and even Simple Minds.

“The perfect introduction to their intergalactic pop realm” – CLASH

Safetalk – Universal

“Stand back from all that you can see,
The universal has a path to lead,
Just tell it what you really need
and do it again.”

In an increasingly divided world Safetalk’s stunning debut single, ‘Universal’, arrives like an unexpected but much needed radio transmission from the cosmos, the sound of distant galaxies colliding, their spiral arms embracing in an ecstatic pre-ordained dance of birth, death and rebirth.

From Paris and Berlin with love, Safetalk marry dreamy psychedelic soul to the entrancing clockwork rhythms of electronica, reaching for the same ‘teenage symphonies to God’ that Brian Wilson once strove for.

Like music appearing from the static of a detuned television the result is suffused with a nimbus like inner light, a soft power that transforms a humble pop song into a hymn of submission to a greater force, of love under will.