Singer Neil Halstead says that the song is part of “a bunch of new tracks we’ve been working on and it feels as fun, and as relevant playing together now as it did when we first started.”
Slowdive split back in 1995 but in 2014 announced that they’d reunited and more new music would follow.
‘Star Roving’ is the taste of their forthcoming album, which will be released via Dead Oceans later in the year and which it’s safe to say we are rather looking forward to it.
Shoegaze is a genre of late ’80s and early ’90s British indie rock, named after the bands’ motionless performing style, where they stood on stage and stared at the floor while they played. Butshoegaze wasn’t about visuals — it was about pure sound.