New single: Diamond Thug “Eclipsed”

Diamond Thug release their brand new single ‘Eclipsed’ and the track is available now for pre-order on iTunes –

‘Eclipsed’ is the first single from Diamond Thug’s debut album which is due for release in February 2018. The single introduces a new psychedelic pop/rock feel that ties into the album’s spacey theme.

Listen to ‘Eclipsed’ here:

The sound for ‘Eclipsed’ is crafted by incorporating bouncing synthesizers, afro-rhythmic drum beats and perfectly placed guitars. Van T’s haunting vocal carries an ambivalent message of escaping one’s dependencies above a dreamy soundscape, climaxing in a final psychedelic ascent.

Eclipsed represents the state of being overshadowed by someone, knowing that only once you find the strength to break away will you be free to come into your own. It’s about fighting the belief that you belong in someone else’s shadow and resisting the urge to value the familiarity of their darkness over your own light,” explains front woman, Chantel Van T.

Diamond Thug recently collaborated with SA legends Goldfish on the single “Deep Of The Night” which has received over 1.8 Million streams on Spotify and reached the top 10 in charts across major local radio. They have also successfully this year to SXSW2017 and last year across Europe, was has garnered the band a significant international following. Their debut EP ‘Monday Will Have to Wait’ has also received over 150,000 streams across platforms.

Diamond Thug is heading inland for 2 special shows, so be sure to see them live this weekend:

Sat, 26th May – The Goodluck Bar with Akademie, Urban Village & LUMA
Sun, 27th May – The Garden Party at a secret garden in Linden with Sol Gems, LUMA & Sierra Sky

‘Diamond Thug – Eclipsed’ will be released for digital download and streaming on Friday 26 May, but fans can pre-order the track now on iTunes –

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