This weekend, emerging Norwich alternative rockers Prey Drive will be releasing their debut EP – ‘Tabula Rasa’. Taking their cues from a dynamic set of influences; Circa Survive, Brand New and Thrice, the four-track EP sees the quartet produce a stirring set of impassioned rock songs that sound more like a seasoned band, rather than a first offering. With Brad Smith’s soaring vocals combining with the band’s sonically assured instrumentation, ‘Tabula Rasa’ sets the bar high for Prey Drive going forward.
As a preview of what to expect, we have teamed up with the band to premiere their new video for ‘More Than Magic’.
The EP centres around the theme of starting over; the title means ‘clean slate’ in Latin. ‘More Than Magic’ revolves around the idea of being unsatisfied, no matter how much you try to improve yourself. Bassist Paul Gaul expands by telling us, “the song is about always wanting more, never being satisfied with what you have. It’s about trying to be shaped or moulded into something you’re not.” As for Brad Smith dressing up as a magician in the video, Paul simply explains “we also like magic.”
‘Tabula Rasa’ EP by Prey Drive is released on 26th June across all digital platforms.
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