Temples release Context from upcoming Hot Motion album

Temples live at the Bowery Ballroom in NYC. (Paul Bachmann for Live4ever)

Temples live at the Bowery Ballroom in NYC. (Paul Bachmann for Live4ever)

Temples are back as a trio and with a new album on September 27th, and they’ve now released another track from Hot Motion.

“Context was originally written as an observation of words being taken out of context, and how that changes the sentiment and meaning of words,” says frontman James Bagshaw.

“This thought process crossed over into the musicality of the song. I wanted to reinvigorate the idea of the guitar solo, and also re-contextualise influences from my favorite musical pioneers.”

“There is a nod to Les Paul and Mary Ford, and the guitar solo pays homage to a recording technique made famous on the piano sound on In My Life by The Beatles! We recorded the guitar solo at half speed, and then sped it up afterwards!”

American tour dates:

October
5 – Guadalajara, Mexico, C3 Stage
8 – Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico, Foro Indierocks!
12 – Perris, CA, Desert Daze Festival
14 – Los Angeles, CA, Echoplex
15 – San Francisco, CA, The Independent
17 – Salt Lake City, UT, The Commonwealth Room
18 – Englewood, CO, The Gothic Theatre
19 – Santa Fe, NM, Meow Wolf
21 – Dallas, TX, The Granada Theatre
22 – Austin, TX, Stubbs
24 – Houston, TX, White Oak Music Hall
25-27 – New Orleans, LA, Voodoo Music Experience
28 – Atlanta, GA, The Masquerade

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