FUR When You Walk Away
Fur is a British rock band based in Brighton and is intent on recapturing the Britpop excellence of The Beatles, The Kinks, The Jam and Blur. When You Walk Away represents the band’s first full-length album after a series of well-received EPs and singles.
Watch the music video for “When You Walk Away Part 1”
Lead singer Will Murray on the title track and the new album –
“When You Walk Away Pt I is a hopeful yet reflective statement that opens the album. Drawn from the common axiom ‘when you walk away, don’t turn/look back’ it acts as a personal manifesto that looks to punctuate and frame the themes present on the album. The album deals with the personal and shared experiences we have during the difficult post-coming of age period in our lives, with each song being a snapshot/postcard searching for meaning and trying to make sense of these experiences.
Post-coming of age is a dizzying period of intense change and movement, both internal and external, in which you try to find your place in the world whilst finding yourself within. You may have to walk away from home, familiarity, innocence as well as jobs, relationships and situations that are no good for you while in turn friends and love’s may walk away from you. As someone with a penchant for standing outside of time and dwelling on the past, the songs act as a reminder to be more present and spend less time looking over my shoulder.
When You Walk Away Pt I’s “find someone who loves you and don’t let go / find someone to believe in and let them know” serves as an ode to love and friendship, and hopes to impart small wisdoms in what I have learned through experience and believe to be most important.”
Watch the music video for “When You Walk Away Part 2”
Make sure you listen to Fur When You Walk Away at your favourite streaming platform OR download the new album from Bandcamp now!
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