West Philly indie rockers Flat Mary Road have announced that their forthcoming album The Score and The Heartbeat will be released on April 26. They’ve shared its lead single “Mandate” ahead of the release, along with an accompanying lyric video.
The new lyric video is as much of a team effort as Flat Mary Road’s music. Edited and designed bassist Dan Papa and set to his photos of the Philly streets and skyline, the video also features drawings and animations by vocalist/guitarist Steve Teare. It’s sonically more folk-inspired than much Flat Mary Road’s previous work, with Teare leaning into a twangy vocal that’s balanced out with the band’s familiar rock-driven guitar. Continue reading →