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Deep within the fabric of the lush material in ‘Scatterbrain’, the new album from New Zealand legends The Chills, is an indelible and poignant thread that binds the album together – wry observations on the temporality of life and the transience of existence; delivered with a poetic simplicity and compassion. It is no wonder such …

Lifting the veil a little more on the hidden prize of their forthcoming album, ‘Scatterbrain’, the eminently gorgeous The Chills have just allowed another glimpse of the treasures within with another sparkling single ‘World Within Worlds’. ‘Scatterbrain’ is due out on 14 May 2021 out through Fire Records and Flying Nun Records. It goes without saying this is …

With news out already of the much anticipated new album ‘Scatterbrain’ from New Zealand giants The Chills (due out on 14 May 2021 out through Fire Records and Flying Nun Records), the band has set up their stall and displayed another valuable ware from the collection – the track ‘Destiny’. You know what to expect from this band …

The sun shines that little brighter and warmer this morning – even here at the southern edge of the world – with news of a new album from New Zealand legends The Chills. Due out on 14 May 2021, ‘Scatterbrain’ is the band’s seventh studio album and will be highly anticipated by those enamoured of …

It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of the New Zealand indie music scene ever since the heady days of the eighties, with the Dunedin music scene, spearheaded by the legendary Flying Nun Records, the explosive ingredient. And, at the head of the vanguard was, of course, the delectable The Chills. Flying Nun Records have now …

The Chills have provided a very nice end of the year surprise in the form of a new single ‘You’re Immortal’, and all the horrors of 2020 suddenly seem to dissipate ever so slightly, like memories of a bad dream. ‘You’re Immortal’ has that baroque pop elegance full of pomp and circumstance that the The …

It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of the New Zealand indie music scene ever since the heady days of the eighties, with the Dunedin music scene, spearheaded by the legendary Flying Nun Records, the explosive ingredient. And, at the head of the vanguard was, of course, the delectable The Chills. Fire Records …

The Chills are one of New Zealand’s finest exports – born out of the inimitable Flying Nun Records era in the eighties and from a coterie of bands coming out of the small town of Dunedin. And like many antipodean bands that arose at that time, they shone so very brightly but burned out so …

Legendary Kiwi indie rockers The Chills rewound the clock when they released their extremely well received album, Silver Bullets earlier in the year, their first for 20 years. Taken from the album, the band are releasing a new single “When the Poor Can Reach The Moon” via Fire Records on 11th December, and if its …