Emo punks Layover announced their return yesterday with Your Laughter Never Leaves EP due out on the 4th of May this year via Fox Records. Since their hiatus in 2016, Layover started writing again in 2017 which sparked the inspiration to work on a new record. Talking about their upcoming record, vocalist Luke Rainsford says: “The sound of our old music does not represent us, and we have matured as musicians and people since then. We come with a new direction to start in a genre we are more passionate about.” The quartet have been working on Your Laughter Never Leaves with Ian Sadler at Emeline Studios, while mastering their collection with Grant Berry at Fader. The EP, addressing issues such as mental health and loss in a genuine, sensitive way is a five-track EP that really show the maturity of Layover since their previous releases.
But, not only did Layover announce their upcoming EP, but also released their lead single ‘Slumber’ that’s available to stream on YouTube now.
‘Slumber’ is an emo anthem mixed with the heart of pop-punk, and a sure display of maturity for the quartet in Layover. Combined with clean and gritty sounds, ‘Slumber’ comes to life as it’s own.
Your Laughter Never Leaves is available for pre-order via Fox Records BandCamp here.