The Milk have released a new single entitled ‘Colours’. Per the band themselves:
As a band, we have always shied away from any overt reference to society when discussing our music. It always seemed to us that there we’re more informed people who could deal with that sort of thing. However, whilst writing the latest record our sentiments have swayed somewhat. Maybe it’s just the natural process of getting older, perhaps wiser; maybe its a reflection of the environment we find ourselves in as the thoughtful silent majority in Britain today.
There is a severe lack of real critical thinking in our society. Especially when division and prejudice have become the mainstream. All of us can choose to challenge the propagation of this fucking stupidity and maybe music can no longer be a mirror held up to reality but a hammer with which to shape it.
‘Colours’ is ultimately a song about unity.
So close your eyes, have a listen and remember we are all the same when the lights are off.