‘Corduroy Queen’ is the laid-back and dreamy new tune from Vancouver-based indie-rock act Uncle Strut. Having been together for just over a year, ‘Corduroy Queen’ is the band’s seventh single, and showcases their mature and ever-evolving soundscape. A mellow, smooth guitar gets the track underway, and the break at twenty-four seconds just hits you right in the soul. Lyrically, Uncle Strut tell the story of a man in love with a woman who is unavailable. But not all hope is lost as it turns out.
The band’s sound has been compared to the likes of Red Hot Chili Peppers and Australian-based indie-rockers Sticky Fingers. That’s pretty good company to keep! But there’s also an authentic and unique quality when it comes to ‘Corduroy Queen’ that we at Indie Top 39 simply can’t get enough of! With a “brand new batch of songs” already recorded, we can’t wait to hear what Uncle Strut deliver next!
‘Corduroy Queen’ is a smooth and laid-back little number that is just perfect! INDIE TOP 39
What does the song mean to you?
The song is about a man who loves a woman but isn’t able to act on it because the woman is in a relationship. Then when that relationship ends the song tells the story of the man and woman’s first date. The feelings are represented by the woman in the song wearing corduroy, which belongs to the man.
Who do you hope the song resonates with the most?
Anyone who has ever loved someone and not been able to act on it. There is always hope!
When did you realise that music is what you wanted to do?
It varies depending on the band member but I think all of us have wanted music to be a big part of our life for as long as we can remember. If we can make a living off of it too then that’s just a huge bonus.
What do you want to achieve in the next 12 months with your music?
Over the next 12 months, we would love to put out a five-song EP since up to this point we have only released singles. We’d also like to play more festivals and go on our first tour!
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