We have been onboard the Buchanan train since we first caught them back in 2011 when they were one of support acts for Gypsy & The Cat in Melbourne. It turned out that the other prominent supporting act on the night was Kimbra, so that was a fine trifecta of gig time that has stayed etched in our memories.
Since then, we’ve had Buchanan on our radars and have been in contact over the last couple of years with Josh (lead singer) from the band to make sure we can get all things Buchanan on your music radars as soon as their new tracks drop. We’re impatient for great tunes at the best of times and when you know there’s an awesome band on the horizon and you can’t wait for them to get those cracking tunes out to the masses, it’s hard. First world problems! But…we have to wait no more! Buchanan are set to drop their album Human Spring on May 10th in Australia and New Zealand.
Their new track ‘Human Spring’ is the follow up single to ‘When The Sun Comes Round Again’ and ‘Run Faster’ is another punchy and powerful track in the same vein as the prior singles, keeping it to just over the 3 minute mark, which enough to whet your appetite and not enough so that you want to hit repeat immediately.
The production from Catherine Marks (Foals, Interpol, Death Cab for Cutie) and Tim Cross (Mike Oldfield) shines through. The album was completed in various studios on the road, at home and abroad over the past 18 months. Mixed by Andy Baldwin (Midnight Juggernauts, Bjork) and mastered at Abbey Road by Geoff Pesche (LCD Soundsystem, Coldplay, Radiohead) the album marks Buchanan’s first foray into full length territory.
Check out ‘Human Spring’ from the album below. They were put on our YMR Watch List for 2013 back at the start of the year for a reason and after listening to this new album track, we’re definitely on the money with our selection.
With tracks like this, there’s definitely never been a better time to start listening to Buchanan.
Make sure you also check out their new album trailer too!
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