First play of the new Brave Vultures EP, ‘I’m Not Coming Back If You’re Not Here’

By Ben Tipple

‘I’m Not Coming Back If You’re Not Here’, the new EP by Essex based four-piece Brave Vultures, draws its subject matter from real life. Discussing love, relationships, drug addiction and recovery, it’s a celebration of the courage needed to take on real life, as well as to live it unconventionally.

“Being in our mid-twenties, we are all being pressured into getting real jobs and growing up”, vocalist Dom Littler explains. “We won’t be hanging up our gigging hats for some wanker in an office any time soon. It takes a lot of bravery to laugh off financial security and join a band. You have to be brave if you want to follow your dreams.”

To that end, the five tracks draw from the various acts that have inspired Brave Vultures to shun normalised expectation. Bookended by nods to pop-punk pioneers The Offspring and their ilk, the middle three offer a more contemporary sound akin to Moose Blood and other emo-driven acts. Above all else, it’s about taking life by the horns and pushing forward through consistent adversity.

‘I’m Not Coming Back If You’re Not Here’ will be available from the 16th September 2016. For more information, head to Facebook and Twitter.