Only The Poets continue to electrify with their latest offering, ‘I Don’t Wanna Be Your Friend’, a brooding yet mature exploration of dark-pop. As a precursor to their forthcoming EP, ‘One More Night‘, this track pulsates with the band’s signature synth-pop sound while delving into new territories of emotional depth.

Frontman Tommy Longhurst’s vocals ignite the track, soaring over brooding guitar arrangements, creating a captivating soundscape that resonates with intensity. Co-written and produced by the band themselves, ‘I Don’t Wanna Be Your Friend’ showcases their evolving musical prowess and commitment to crafting stadium-worthy anthems.

Throughout the song, the band’s DIY ethos shines through, evident in their meticulous attention to detail and raw, unfiltered energy. It’s a testament to their journey from humble beginnings to becoming one of the UK’s most promising live acts.

With a razor-sharp chorus that commands attention, ‘I Don’t Wanna Be Your Friend’ solidifies its place as a fan-favourite, eliciting anticipation for the EP’s release. Recorded on the road during their extensive European tour, the track embodies the spirit of their nomadic lifestyle, blending elements of introspection and exhilaration.

As Only The Poets continue to captivate audiences with their infectious energy and dynamic sound, ‘I Don’t Wanna Be Your Friend’ serves as a bold statement of their artistic growth and unwavering passion. With each listen, the track invites listeners into a world where vulnerability meets resilience, leaving an indelible mark on the alt-pop landscape.

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