“Orange Leaf” One Step Closer

"Orange Leaf" by One Step Closer is Northern Transmissions Song of the Day. The track is off the band's forthcoming LP All You Embrace
One Step Closer photo credit: Spencer Chamberlain

Ahead of the release of their new album All You Embrace One Step Closer are sharing new ingle “Orange Leaf.” The track follows previos singles “Leap Years” and “Giant’s Despair.” All You Embrace drops on May 17th via Run For Cover Records.

All You Embrace us the follow-up follows 2021’s This Place You Know and 2023’s Songs For The Willow. “I wanted to showcase One Step Closer in its fullest state,” explains vocalist Ryan Savitski. “Every single part of the band, I wanted it to be there. I wanted us to be 100% ourselves and be as authentic to our band as we could possibly be.”

Recorded with Jon Markson, who also played bass on the album, along with Connor McAuliffe on drums, All You Embrace finds One Step Closer refreshed and ready to try anything and everything. “No idea was shot down,” says Thompson, “We weren’t really thinking about if people were going to think we were lame for having a piano track on the record or for Ryan singing more. We tried everything to make it sound as good as we possibly could.”

In addition to the ears of Markson, the band did two separate writing sessions with Knocked Loose’s Isaac Hale and Citizen’s Mat Kerekes. Across three songs each, Hale and Kerekes helped One Step Closer embrace their sonic evolution, giving the band full permission to commit to their distinct vision. “This was the first time we’d ever done something like this,” says Savitski. These collaborative environments, working with songwriters they’d long respected, allowed One Step Closer to take bigger swings and approach the album with a newfound clarity. “They helped push us and give us the courage to take some of these creative leaps,” says Thomspon.

One Step Closer
All You Embrace
Run For Cover Records

1. Color You
2. Leap Years
3. Blur My Memory
4. The Gate
5. Your Hazel Tree
6. Orange Leaf
7. Esruc
8. Slow To Let Go
9. Topanga
10. Giant’s Despair
11. So Far From Me

One Step Close 2024 Tour Dates

05/25 Hatfield, UK @ Slam Dunk Festival
05/26 Leeds, UK @ Slam Dunk Festival
05/27 Nottingham, UK @ Rescue Room *
05/28 London, UK @ The Dome *
05/29 Southampton, UK @ Papillon *

* w/ Arm’s Length

Pre-order All You Embrace by One Step Close HERE


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