Listen to the new Double A-Side Single From Finesse (Release Show Sunday at Turf!)
Finesse are a Minneapolis dark new wave duo who been cranking out great, anthemic jams for what feels like a very long time, but it’s probably partially the fact of me mentally combining the band with lead singer Patrick Donohoe’s old band Claps. In Finesse, Donohoe combines his pleading vocals with Jeff Cornell’s musical tapestries of synths and drum machines, creating a sound that would feel at home opening up some 1986 stadium tour.
Their latest tracks are a double A side of “End of Always”/”Honest Lake” that they are releasing as lathe cut single, with a release show Sunday at the Turf Club with XOXOTECH, Mr. Submissive and Gwen. “End of Always” is a rainy night, broken hearted love song with crackling drums, stuttering electronics, lush synths and yearning guitar lines. It’s a big song that feels like it’s meant for your headphones in that exact moment you need it. “Honest Lake” is more minimalist, with thick bass synth and rich pads. It also feels like a heartbreak song, but that probably could cover most of the band’s catalog.
Grab a copy of the single below or pick one up Sunday night at the Turf. More info/tickets HERE.
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