Skegss drop new song and video for ‘Under The Thunder’

A welcome return from the trio

Skegss have dropped a brand-new track titled ‘Under The Thunder’. It’s the band’s first new music of the year.

Receiving its premiere on triple j earlier today (June 24), the new single is the follow-up to 2019’s ‘Save It For The Weekend’ and their cover of Pixies’ hit song ‘Here Comes Your Man’, the latter of which featured in triple j’s ‘Like A Version: Volume Fifteen’ compilation.

‘Under The Thunder’ arrives with an accompanying music video which also premiered today. The description for the video explains the action on-screen, saying the trio break out from quarantine to take a day trip in bassist Toby Cregan’s yellow commodore, with the band only to wind up “hooking into some psychedelic worms”.

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Watch the music video for ‘Under The Thunder’, directed by Kai Neville, below:

Skegss last album was 2018’s ‘My Own Mess’. The band were due to perform at Coachella this year as part of a US tour, originally set to start in April, but both were cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Overseas momentum took off for Skegss last year as the Byron Bay surf-rock outfit performed their biggest US shows to date, including an appearance at famed Los Angeles venue El Rey Theatre.

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