SHAME – ” Baldur’s Gate “

Posted: December 9, 2021 in MUSIC

Shame have shared a new single, “Baldur’s Gate.” Despite the Dungeons & Dragons-y title, it’s a holiday song of sorts, but apart from a hint of sleigh bells in the opening moments and a mention of Christmas, you wouldn’t really know it. “Baldur’s Gate” is definitely a Shame song, though, with sinewy guitars and a dark romantic vibe: “If I could rip off all my skin,” Charlie Steen sings in the opening lines, “And parcel it inside a tin, I’d write your name in biro, on the ribbons, like decorations.”

“It’s about a period of time in which I’d regularly be trekking up to the streets of Edinburgh to see an ex-partner,” says Steen. “These are some of the thoughts I’d have when I’d be leaving Waverley station, en route back to London in the winter nights.

Shame released “Drunk Tank Pink” earlier this year “Baldur’s Gate” by out now on Dead Oceans Records

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