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Down With Webster Drop 80s Inspired “Take Us Alive”

Down With Webster’s return to the fold presses onward with the release of track No. 2 off their upcoming fifth album, Take Us Alive. It’s the follow up to the band’s June offering, “Love Is Not Enough,” which was received by new and old fans alike.

The lively track opens on smokey rhythmic vocal tones, which continue throughout and co-mingle nicely with the beat — a neat touch. With vibes and instrumentation fit for the latter stages of a nostalgic late 80s coming-of-age film, the track goes on to describe a crazy night causing mayhem and enjoying the moment while you can, because “time stands still when we’re all alone.”

Frontman Pat Gillett posted on Instagram about the creation of the track, which he wrote with Tyler Armes, DWW’s resident multi-instrumentalist (synth, bass, keys) and noted producer in 2014.

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The 1980s-style bassline will have you humming absentmindedly and brings forth an aura of nostalgia to random summer-esque memories, even with the track being less than a week old. The creative tool of a vocal note comprising part of the non-lyrical fabric of the song is something DWW fans are used to by now, as they instituted it nicely on 2011’s “She’s Dope” and “Going Nowhere,” off their most recent album, 2014’s Party For Your Life. Gillett’s vocal versatility allows it, so we expect it to be a common theme on the upcoming record.

As DWW’s next album takes shape, fans shared their excitement for the band’s activity.

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