SONG PREMIERE: IAN FISHER OFFERS UNIQUE TAKE ON SOUL MUSIC WITH “IDLE HANDS”
Today Glide is excited to offer an early taste of the album with an exclusive premiere of its title track. Slow and soulful, the song feels simultaneously retro and fresh in a style that brings to mind the slower work of Dan Auerbach. Fisher’s love of blue-eyed soul and his attention to the detail that goes into arrangements is on full display. He adds a unique twist with the addition of pedal steel guitar, bringing just enough twang into the mix. If “Idle Hands” is any indication of what the rest of the album sounds like, then we are in for a treat.
Reflecting on the inspiration behind the song, Fisher has this to say:
“When I wrote this song I felt left behind by love, but the more I sing it, the more I feel that being left behind to our own devices and fearing the future is the general zeitgeist of the contemporary western world. [Click here to read more]