It seems Ocean Grove know a few arsonists…. The quintet are the only known practicers of a genre called Odd World Music and their new single These Boys Light Fires was written, recorded and produced in the bedroom of drummer Sam Bassal!
The track takes you on a journey through chaos. Frontman Luke Holmes says of the track;
“Although we have always maintained a songwriting style that is very vivid and open to the emotional interpretation of a listener, the undercurrent theme of ‘These Boys Light Fires’ is a journey. Written from the viewpoint of someone walking through a garden or labyrinth, ‘These Boys Light Fires’ also draws parallels with our own journey in referencing our growth as people since the last record. It happens very rarely but this song came to me almost instantaneously brought on by the upbeat and optimistic touch to the instrumental of which I couldn’t help but elicit a positive response. I view this song as a celebration of life and an anthem for people embracing it.
“As we wrote the song we were very conscious of it’s potential to translate tremendously live, it’s very high energy and I think Dale’s delivery is the best we’ve seen from him. The sample during the bridge is a voice recording I found on my phone the night after an all-time house party/funeral/demolition.”
Listen to These Boys Light Fires below;