Real Estate share new track 'The Main Thing'

With their eagerly-awaited new album now just days away, Real Estate have dropped the next cut to be lifted from their forthcoming full-length.

The new single 'The Main Thing' follows on from their previously shared lead track 'Paper Cup' in previewing their new LP, also called 'The Main Thing', which is due out this Friday 28th February via Domino Recordings.

Speaking about their new offering, the band's singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter Martin Courtney said, “‘The Main Thing’ is my attempt at writing an inspirational anthem for anyone who’s ever been in an existential crisis...specifically, me. I was asking myself a lot of uncomfortable questions throughout the process of making this album. Wondering if being an artist is irresponsible or selfish, particularly with the world in the state that it’s in, particularly as a parent of young kids. This was the last song I wrote for this album, and I think it kind of distills where I found myself at the end of what turned out to be a long and extremely rewarding process: psyched on the power of music, for real!

"The lyrics in this song are sort of tongue in cheek, but the sentiment is very real. Basically...when life gets tough, when the stresses start piling up, when you start second guessing every decision you’ve made, what do you do? You double down on the thing that makes you happy, the thing that feeds your soul.

"It might be corny to say, but it really is important to be true to who you are and do what you believe in, whatever that may be.”

Have a listen to 'The Main Thing' in the player below.

More News

Róisín Murphy announces new album 'Róisín Machine'

Having spent the last few months releasing a wave of new material, Róisín Murphy has now announced her plans for a new studio album, arriving in the... 1 month 3 weeks ago

Bastille collaborate with Graham Coxon on new single 'WHAT YOU GONNA DO???'

Having spent the majority of 2020 in complete silence, Bastille have now returned to share a rather special collaboration. The new single 'WHAT... 1 month 3 weeks ago

Glass Animals unveil new single 'It's All So Incredibly Loud'

With their highly-anticipated new album now just one week away, Glass Animals have now unveiled another cut lifted from their forthcoming full-length... 1 month 3 weeks ago

Billie Eilish returns with new single 'my future'

Following up the release of her multi-Grammy-nominated 2019 debut album 'WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?' and her Bond theme 'No Time To Die... 1 month 3 weeks ago

Hurts unveil new track 'Somebody'

With their highly-anticipated new album set to drop in the coming months, Hurts have now unveiled yet another cut taken from their forthcoming full-... 1 month 3 weeks ago

Jorja Smith releases new single 'By Any Means'

Having spent the last couple of years since her stunning 2018 debut album 'Lost... 1 month 3 weeks ago

Disclosure collaborate with Fatoumata Diawara on new single 'Douha (Mali Mali)'

With their highly-anticipated new album set to drop at the end of next month, Disclosure have now returned to deliver the next cut to be taken from... 1 month 3 weeks ago

Everything Everything deliver new single 'Violent Sun'

With their highly-anticipated new album set to land in the coming months, Everything Everything have now unveiled the next cut to be lifted from... 1 month 4 weeks ago

Black Honey return with new single 'Beaches'

Following on from the wild success of their 2018 self-titled debut album, Black Honey are now back with a brand new single. The new track 'Beaches... 1 month 4 weeks ago