“Heavy Eyes” Basement Revolver

"Heavy Eyes" by Basement Revolver is Northern Transmissions' 'Song of the Day.'
"Heavy Eyes" by Basement Revolver

This week, Basement Revolver shared their latest single and title track off their forthcoming release, Heavy Eyes, which encapsulates the air of weariness pervading the band’s sound. The band play their next show on September 14th at Supercrawl in Hamilton, Ontario.

songwriter and singer Chrisy Hurn on the track:

“‘Heavy Eyes’ is about feeling really tired. And life is hard when you are really tired.”

Basement Revolver is comprised of Hurn (vocals, guitar), Nimal Agalawatte (bass, synth), and Brandon Munro (drums) embarked on their first tour of the UK earlier this year, with a tremendous set at The Great Escape Festival. Next month the band returns home to Hamilton for Supercrawl before embarking on a string of Ontario tour dates. Full dates can be found below.

For their debut full-length, the Basement Revolver returned to local studio TAPE where they had recorded both their EPs. Having developed a solid relationship with producers Adam Bentley and Jordan Mitchell, they continued to hone their signature sound, finding the freedom to get heavier for some songs and more laid-back for others. As Hurn explains; “It also gave me the confidence as a writer to not take myself so seriously, to let myself get cheesy or goofy with some songs.”


1. Baby
2. Johnny
3. Dancing
4. Friend
5. Knocking
6. Johnny Pt.2
7. Words
8. Wait
9. Tree Trunks
10. You’re Okay
11. Heavy Eyes
12. Diamonds

Sep 14 – Hamilton, ON – Supercrawl
Sep 17 – Windsor, ON – Phog Lounge
Sep 18 – London, ON – Call The Office
Sep 20 – Toronto, ON – The Horseshoe Tavern
Sep 21 – Ottawa, ON – The 27 Club


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