‘The World Is Waiting’ is the second single to be taken from The Crookes’ upcoming fourth record, ‘Lucky Ones’, to be released on 29 January 2016. The track is a bright, shining high-tempo anthem of indie rock positivity. Perfect headphone content for the festive season!
‘The World Is Waiting’ is a colourful, rollicking depiction of listless Romance. An honest illustration with a relentless melody from start to finish, the track depicts how boredom ensues a fear of change. George Waite’s fervent vocal perfectly touts the misanthropy of a generation that flirts with the idea of relationships far too often. This misplaced affection and attention spills into an appetite for adventure: “You know we gotta do something, ‘cos I’m bored, living in between the lines.”
Listen to our exclusive premiere of the new single below;
It’s the fork in the road, particularly in youth, about which path to choose, and if the grass is greener on the other side. Is the adventure in the chase, or does it begin when you get the prize? How can it be an adventure if you’re avoiding the ups and downs that are a result of really, truly living
“The World Is Waiting talks about the apathy of modern dating and the boredom of sex without love,” says Daniel Hopewell (lyrics/guitar). “It's about the dangers of treating your lover like a blow up doll. It's about people who are scared to go and live the life they really want.”
The Crookes formed in Sheffield, in 2008, winning over the likes of Steve Lamacq stating that they were his "favourite British band of the year'. 'Lucky Ones' Will be their fourth full length album, their first since 2014's 'Soapbox'.