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Craig Clemens

January 16, 2018

The Montreal-native noise-pop group Look Vibrant today shared their new and refined single “My Nerves” as the first offering from their upcoming album The Up Here Place. The song itself is a muddled guitar piece that is offset by Matt Murphy’s soaring falsetto. Murphy explains to Stereogum:

“My Nerves” is a rough sketch of a muddled, emotionally abusive relationship. I wanted to explore the complexity of blame shifting and guilt when things go awry in a relationship, especially when substance abuse is involved. I think that when things become sour or stale between two people there is a tendency for either party to blame themselves when, in reality, the situation is beyond their control. In the song, the character realizes that his relationship is not working. Instead of communicating this, he internalizes these feelings and decides that he must be the one getting on his nerves.

Check out the song, track list and tour dates below:

The Up Here Place tracklist:

01 “Sweater In The Lake”
02 “Last One To Survive”
03 “My Old City”
04 “My Nerves”
05 “Here I”
06 “Cauliflower”
07 “Here II”
08 “Spelling Bee”
09 “Drive Common Sense Away”
10 “Numb Your Spirit”
11 “Easier”

Tour dates:

01/19 Calgary, AB @ Big Winter Classic
01/21 Medicine Hat, AB @ The Mango Tree
01/24 Lethbridge, AB @ The Owl
01/25 Saskatoon, SK @ Vangelis
01/27 Winnipeg, MB @ Big Fun Festival
01/29 Sudbury, ON @ Townehouse
01/30 Toronto, ON @ The Baby G
01/31 Hamilton, ON @ Mills Hardware
02/01 Guelph, ON @ DSTRCT
02/02 Ottawa, ON @ Bar Robo