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THE ACADEMIC Are Showing ‘Bear Claws’ on New Single

Irish indie rockers The Academic have just dropped dynamic new tune Bear Claws.

Bear Claws is The Academic‘s first new music since their successful last year’s release Mixtape 2013.

With a flair for creating arena-worthy choruses, the Mullingar lads continue to draw on youthful melancholia as they share brand new track, Bear Claws. Encompassing upbeat rhythmic and a distinct vocal flare, the tune reflects on coming of age while keeping its boyish charm throughout. With a nostalgic tinge, it’s a proper indie jam that will definitely make some mess on your summer playlists.

The band says of the track:

‘Bear Claws’ is a song about when you are coming of age, that period of your life when you’re just starting to socialise, getting out there and doing it. We all do stupid things at that time of our lives, not thinking about the longer-term implications. It’s also about asking people to be honest and open rather than holding back, which in adolescence is easier said than done.