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Plastic Barricades release “One for the Road”: an ode to freedom of exploration

London alt indie duo Plastic Barricades is releasing “One for the Road” on the 1st of October. This “ode to freedom of exploration” will be the first single from the upcoming sophomore LP “Self-Theories”, due in early 2020.

Imagine this:

Open window, open road, open heart… The air smells new and fresh, wind playing in your hair. You can feel the tempo of the modern world slowing down and the skies smiling at you. Your friends are with you in the van. You don’t run away from your daily routine, you just learn to absorb and recharge, to appreciate the world around you and to be present in the moment, letting go of fears and worries, even just for a day or two. Let’s spend our lives on stories! Money disappears all too easily, but stories last millennia.

"One for the Road" facts:

· Written, recorded and mixed in a backyard Shed Studio in North-West London, mastering at Metropolis Studios in London

· Inspired by "On the road" novel by Jack Kerouac, first published in 1957

· Music video for the single, created by band’s art-director Elina Pasok, uses amateur footage, filmed in the late 1950s around America by families with their brand new cutting edge handheld cameras

· You can hear Plastic Barricades' trusty old Ford Transit's happy growl in the first few seconds of the song

· Artwork for the single uses a model of a Packard Patrician, first released in 1956

· Single release date - 1st of October 2019

· “Self-Theories” LP preliminary release set for early 2020

Romantic and honest, gloomy and curious, melodic and melancholic, Plastic Barricades chronicle life in the troubled yet fascinating XXI century, asking questions and trying to find answers. Inspired and influenced by almighty Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Oasis, Coldplay, Muse, Death Cab for Cutie, Placebo, Nirvana and many others, the band loves to experiment with styles, sound and approach.

Based in North-West London, Plastic Barricades are Dan Kert on guitars, keyboards and vocals and Paul Love on drums. Debut album “Mechanics of Life” was released in September 2017 and is available on Spotify.

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