“Stand Down” is about letting down your guard…maybe doing something crazy like picking up the phone and calling a friend. How punk is that?!

Craig brought the punky verse. As soon as Ed jumped in with the semi-chromatic piano riff, the song found its playful mood. An indie-rock sensibility took over and we committed to minimalism – as much as five instruments can. Ed and Damian sing harmony with Dave.

Outrunning was produced by Dan Hosh, with “Stand Down” and “On the Weekend” produced by Devon Lougheed. The inescapable and dominating theme The inescapable and dominating theme for this record is everything the world has gone through – even before the pandemic.

We wanted to explore the highs and lows on a personal level and give ourselves some hope.