Chvrches are sharing their unreleased track ‘Talking In My Sleep’ from the reissue of their debut LP, ‘The Bones Of What You Believe’.
The song appears on a special 10th anniversary edition of the band. Speaking about ‘Talking In My Sleep’ in a press release, Chvrches band member Ian Cook said: “Some of the main inspirations for our first album, including ‘Talking In My Sleep’, were artists we’ve always loved. clear to them. and a lot of stuff from the 80s.”
He continued: “Kate Bush (especially the ‘Hounds of Love’ album), Depeche Mode, Prince, Michael Jackson, and also a lot of the blog-driven indie pop music that was around in 2010. Martin, in particular, very interested in that subject and it brought a lot of new sounds and ideas mixed with the classic pop influences of the 80’s that we all loved.
The band had released a previously unreleased song titled “Manhattan” when they announced the re-release of their debut album.
Chvrches 2013 10th anniversary special edition ‘The Bones Of What You Believe’ will be released on 20th October. The special edition is available on 1xLP clear vinyl, 2xLP black vinyl with die-cut sleeve, 2xCD and digital formats. Available exclusively in 2xLP format, the band will release a 7″ vinyl as well as 2 previously unreleased demos of their hit single ‘The Mother We Share’. The album can be pre-ordered here.
Speaking about the first anniversary, singer Lauren Mayberry said: “It’s quite strange that Bones is almost ten years old. In some ways, it’s how it happened, but also how the That time was a lifetime ago. We are so grateful. All the fans who gave that album a special place in their hearts, and still show us so much kindness today.”
On the other hand, Mayberry has just performed live for the first time as a soloist and has released unreleased material.
The first performance took place at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC on September 4, and was the singer’s first time performing as a solo artist.
Additionally, it comes just three days after the musician officially released his first single, the emotional and personal ballad “Are You Awake.”