Circles - Better Days 7"
Better Days is Mick Walker's take on the current state of the nation and possibly the best song the band have come up with in recent years. Inspired by an idea Mick shared on a Zoom call, the distinctive singalong chorus, “We’ve all seen Better Days than this / I used to leave you with a kiss” captures the essence of our troubled times.
The B-side Hurt is the first recoding of a song the band worked on before splitting in 1981. Both songs were recorded remotely with contributions from Mick in Brierley Hill, Glenn in New York and Keith in Tokyo, all brought together by Martin at his home studio. All very 2020!
Hopefully the band will get to play these two new songs live at some point this year as both sides deserve a airing live as Better Days will get you singalong without evening knowing while the flip side will get inside your head and will be singing the chorus all day and will get you clapping without you realising what you are doing!! Trust me!y The Threads and featured on their ‘As Yet Untitled’ LP on Unicorn Records in 1987.