As the summer ends, dark post-punk act Secret Shame unveils another track from their fantastic debut LP Dark Synthetics, this time the band’s third single from the LP “Gift”.

“Gift” is both bewitching and sorrowful, tribal drums lead into several tempos changes leading into guitars spiral like a tornado, sounding ultimately as old school as the work of Skeletal Family, but timeless with the passionate vocals that cry out through vocalist Lena.

“This is the oldest song on the entire LP, being started in 2017, right after we finished recording our first release.” Lena explains, “It’s the last glimpse of a path we could’ve gone towards, a sound that we almost were. This song is about instability and false prophets.”

Listen to “Gift” below:

Secret Shame are self-releasing the Dark Synthetics on September 6th—the day before they perform their biggest show to date at the renowned Hopscotch Music Festival in North Carolina, along with Moon Duo, and Chvrches. The band are also about to embark on a small tour through North Carolina to NYC, For tickets more info on all dates: go here

Pre-Order Dark Synthetics via Bandcamp here, and pre-save the album for Streaming here

Upcoming Secret Shame Tour Dates:

  • 9/07 – Raleigh, NC @ Hopscotch Music Festival
  • 9/08 – Richmond, VA @ Hypercube
  • 9/09 – Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar
  • 9/11 – York, PA @ Skid Row Garage
  • 9/13 – Brooklyn, NY @ The Broadway
  • 9/15 – Greensboro, NC @ New York Pizza 
  • 9/16 – Asheville, NC @ The Mothlight

*Featured Photo by Audrey Pierce

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