Fortitude Valley Reveal “Do The Right Thing (Part 1)” From Self Titled Debut Album

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Following recent appearances at End Of The Road and Twisterella Festival, Durham-based indie punks Fortitude Valley have revealed their new single, Do The Right Thing (Part 1), which is out now on all good digital service providers. The track is the final single to be taken from their self-titled debut album that is available digitally via Fika Recordings, due to global vinyl pressing plant issues, physical pre-orders are suffering from delays and are still available to purchase on Bandcamp now, with delivery date to be confirmed. The band will be also be hitting the road on a sold out run of UK support tour dates with Los Campesinos! in December 2021.

“‘The Right Thing (Part I)’ is about a one-sided attempt to salvage a dysfunctional relationship. It’s a reflection on the ways you can sometimes feel lonelier in a couple than you would being on your own. It’s one of our favourites to play live, and acts as a counterpoint to the final song on the album, which is the more sombre and introspective second part of the narrative.” (vocalist Laura Kovic)

Recording in two stints during 2019 and 2021 with a COVID sized hole in the middle, the band’s self-titled debut album was laid down between Soup Studios in London, Rocking Horse Recording Studio in Durham, and the members’ respective homes. Addressing themes of the passage of time, friendships and relationships growing apart, and feelings of insecurity, depression and anxiety, as well as searching for love and salvation, the album is very much a product of our times.

You can stream, purchase and pre-order Fortitude Valley here and Do The Right Thing (Part 1) can be streamed here