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Premiere: Late 90s Smash Into 2022 With An Updated Sound And Their New Hit ‘Disarray’

Late 90s are set to release their thrilling new single ‘Disarray’ this Thursday the 3rd of February, but we’ve got exclusive first access here today.

The Perth based four-piece are kicking off their 2022 with this new single, proving their talent for cathartic songwriting and energetic riffs once again. Returning with a more frantic take on their signature alt-rock sound reminiscent of fellow Australians Dear Seattle, Violent Soho and Slowly Slowly, this latest single indicates an exciting new chapter in their music.

With ‘Disarray’ the boys are delving into a heavier sonic space, experimenting with a unique flavour of alt-rock, grunge and punk influenced by Silverchair, Smashing Pumpkins & Alice In Chains. The punchy track features no-nonsense lyrics, blazing choruses and powerful reverb, calling back to the sounds of their namesake decade.


The boys teed up quite the dream team to put this one together, with production by Perth’s Matthew Templeman (Sly Withers, Onslow, Ratking) and mastering by WA stalwart Simon Struthers (Karnivool, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Sly Withers). Band member Zaac Morgan shared some insight into their creative process, saying: “our producer Matt Templeman came to us with an opportunity to record for a day at Black Bird Studio when a spot was freed up. At the time I had been wanting to write something heavier, straight to the point and simple. Temp came in for a session and I played him the intro riff I had written and he loved it. It was an easy one to write as a band. I especially love the bassline and drums throughout the verses and Steve’s vocals in the chorus. We took inspirations from Alice In Chains and Silverchair and wanted to have a song that we could jump around to while playing.”

Presave the track here now before tomorrow’s release and if you’re in WA this month be sure to catch them at one of their shows in support of the new single!

Written by Alice Powell