Has Anyone Ever Told You You're Alive? (2016)


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Has Anyone Ever Told You You're Alive", a banging, catchy slap in the face that sets the tone for their forthcoming sophomore EP, Air Conditioning.

Honing the songs on a tour of New Zealand, the band settled down in late 2016 for a summer hibernation. Their first attempts at self recording in a Collingwood sauna they call their studio proved fruitful. Described by industry experts as “fuzzy and cool”, “Has Anyone Ever Told You You’re Alive” is the first offering of Plastic’s batch of rough diamonds.

The song explodes out of a wall of static, an off-kilter melody carved from a 4 minute block of white noise. Clearing the static is frontman Louis McDonald’s candid lyrics. “It’s all this staying up late... What part of this has you so confused?” says Louis if not a little sarcastically, “Has anyone ever told you you’re alive?

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Jack Ralph

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Sam Quigley

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