Cassia gets you ready for a Tropical summer with their latest cut, ‘Get Up Tight’.
Absorbing a vast array of influences from the lyrics of Talking Heads, to the Afrobeat rhythms of Fela Kuti and Edo Taylor and the classics of Madness and The Specials you get a joyful and boppy tune.
Reminiscing on Vampire Weekend and early Foals, the track is a danceable indie-pop gem. Written by frontman Rob Ellis at 3am during a bout of insomnia, the track explores the idea of adopting a new outlook and pursuing a fresh start at the end of a relationship gone sour.
Speaking about the track, the band say: “We want to give people something different, something they haven’t heard before.
“We’re crazy excited about ‘Get Up Tight’ as it signposts the beginning of a whole new element of our music.
“We’ve found our feet with the direction we want to take, exploring ideas we’ve never heard before in music.”
The single comes ahead of Cassia’s UK headline tour, which includes dates at O2 Ritz, Manchester (see below). Tickets are available via their website.
October/ November tour dates
9th – Nottingham, The Rescue Rooms
13th – Leicester, The Cookie
16th – Guildford, Boileroom
17th – Brighton, Patterns
18th – London, The Garage
24th – Aberdeen, Drummonds
25th – Glasgow, King Tuts
26th – Newcastle, Cluny
30th – Exeter, Phoenix
31st – Southampton, Joiners
3rd – Manchester, O2 Ritz