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Tablefox - Single Review: Battles

29 Oct 2020 // A review by Kerry Monaghan

Since releasing their debut EP in 2013, Auckland alternative band, Tablefox have gone from strength to strength over the years and continued to broaden their horizons musically.

2020 has been no exception and on the eve of releasing their third album, Desire or Love, they’ve just dropped their fourth single, titled, Battles.

Relating to topics close to home for singer, Clinton Bell, Battles is about his relationship with his European and Maori heritage and his awakening and journey to embracing them, in particular his Maori ties.

Obviously, it’s a personal and emotive track lyrically and nods to the band's more softer edge with beautiful melodic tones and riffs. It is more delicate with a slower pace than their last single, but it still has a larger than life feel that perfectly captures positivity and empowerment. A perfect fit for their upcoming album due to be released later this month.

Rating: ( 5 / 5 )
 

About Tablefox

After a massive last few years playing shows with the likes of James, The Charlatans, City Calm Down and The Feelers, Kiwi rock 4-piece Tablefox return with the lead single from their third album Battles.

Recorded by Scott Seabright Productions and mastered by Ryan Smith (AC/DC, Greta Van Fleet) at Sterling Sound. Burning Bridges was released on July 27, 2021, with the album Battles landing on July 30th. A stonking track that opens the new album and signifies everything about the last few years for the band.


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Releases

Battles
Year: 2021
Type: Album
Glass Houses
Year: 2017
Type: EP
You And I Will Find A Way
Year: 2017
Type: Album
Objects
Year: 2015
Type: Album
Passenger
Year: 2013
Type: EP

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