Skegss have shared their single “Spaceman,” their first new music since 2022’s double release of “Stranger Days” and “December.” An evocative rocker that simmers to a soaring, anthemic conclusion, the song reintroduces the Australian band as the duo of Ben Reed (vocals, guitar) and Jonny Lani (drums) for the first time. “Made this song during the pandemic and it’s had a couple of versions, but happy we kept trying new things with this one and where we got it to,” explains Reed. “It’s funny how far we are from outer space, sleeping is hard sometimes but thinking about outer space is harder. What is this worldly place?” “Spaceman” is out now via Loma Vista Recordings alongside a spirited, cinematic video that chronicles Skegss’ otherworldly encounter. “We found an alien, his name is Ruku Chismun, which translates to Ricky Cheesemoon. Stuck on Earth, space is 62 miles away, so far without a spaceship!” says Reed. “He looked a similar age to us in light years, so we thought we would show him what we do for fun to cheer him up. He found a groove, he accidently fell in love and he lost his way twice. Can Ruku Chismun pull through…”

Skegss’ most recent full-length album, 2021’s Rehearsal, debuted at #1 on Australia’s ARIA Charts and marked their fifth consecutive year charting on triple j’s Hottest 100 chart with lead single "Valhalla.” The band also saw their first cover story at NME Australia, and, along with “Stranger Days and “December,” has seen additional praise and support from Thrasher (feature), American Songwriter (feature), Consequence, The Big Takeover, DIY, Rolling Stone Australia ('Song You Need to Know'), and more.

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