Auckland’s soul-electronic collective LEISURE unveils their experiential fourth album, Leisurevision. According to the band, the record “navigates the human experience and all the hope, joy, chaos and euphoria it entails.”
A new season is ushered in with Leisurevision, encapsulated by the color green – symbolic of growth, renewal, and rebirth – a calming and harmonious color, representing balance, peace and tranquility. Musically, the album takes inspiration from various eras â€” seventies soul, early eighties post-disco, mid-nineties hip-hop drum programming and blends it together with the signature lush guitar sound heard across their discography.
Many different themes are explored, from the tender tones of “Last Dance,” which focuses on a single electric moment on the dancefloor, to the crooning late-night single “Back In Love” (championed by BBC Radio 6 Music) which explores the trials and tribulations of navigating parenthood with a lover. // Continue to the full article