CLINIC – ” Fine Dining “

Posted: June 5, 2021 in MUSIC
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Liverpool post-punks Clinic shared a new song, “Fine Dining”  via a video for the song. The band have also announced some new UK tour dates, which are their first dates in nine years .

Clinic seem like a band well suited for the pandemic, only in that they have long worn hospital facemasks in their press photos and live performances. But it seems as though things have changed a bit over the course of COVID-19 and the quartet is now a duo, with Ade Blackburn and Jonathan Hartley listed as members in the press release, but no mention of Brian Campbell or Carl Turney. The line-up had remained the same since the band’s 1997 formation, until now. And in the new press photo, only one member is wearing a facemask, with the other in a gasmask.

The single is out now via Domino Recordings. Emily Evans directed the “Fine Dining” video.

Amidst pulsing synths and a disco drum, Clinic’s new track folds in a sense of 1970’s American Fantasy Drama that adds a poppier element to their distinctive sound.

In the press release, Clinic collectively had this to say about the new song: “Fine Dining is a slice of dancefloor fun, combining the band’s love of the exotic and having a good time.”

Clinic’s last album was 2019’s “Wheeltappers and Shunters”, which was their first new album in seven years

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