It is really delightful to see Secret Shine back again with a thrilling single, ‘Ember’. Secret Shine were, of course an indelible part of the Sarah Records/C86 era and made a welcome return in 2017 album with the album ‘There Is Only Now’ – remind yourself with my review of the single ‘For You’.

‘Ember’ continues the welcome renaissance of the dream pop/shoegaze pioneers: there is a shimmering wall of guitars, arctic synths, distant mesmerising vocals and uplifting shifts to vaulting choruses:

A scintillating, melancholic sheen drenches this brilliant piece of music: full of deep yearning and an energising pulse. You can get the single through the link above and the band is promising more delights soon.