Radio Free Alice is a post-punk quartet from Melbourne/Naarm consisting of four 21-year-olds. Their music has a fresh and immediate angular sound with clean guitars, clever notes, melodic bass lines, urgent drumbeats, occasional sax, and operatic swagger, which sounds like it came from a New York art school rather than suburban Australia. The band’s influences include The Smiths, The Sunny Boys, Parquet Courts, Ought, and The Strokes.
Now, the quartet is back with a new single “Paris is Gone“, which premiered on triple j First Play. The song is another impactful sub-2 minute blast of hooky post-punk, featuring rapid-fire chord changes, blasts of saxophone, and the unique and dramatic voice of their singer Noah Learmonth. The band, consisting of four 21-year-olds, has received critical acclaim for their recent single “I Gotta (Fall In Love)” and continues to impress with their classy and fresh sound.
About “Paris is Gone“, Learmonth says: “is a manic narrative about a post break-up adrenaline rush. “Paris” doubles as a reference to both the city with all its associated romanticism and also the insecurity of modern love.“
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