Promises Ltd. is Jeremy Malvin otherwise known as electronic musician Chrome Sparks and Charlie Brand of the band Miniature Tigers. The band recently announced the upcoming release of their debut self-titled EP on August 26 via tastemaker label Majestic Casual Records. Today the band reveals “American Eyes,” an new single from the EP. It premiered via Earmilk who said, “The perfect dose of indie leaning vocals and electronic melodies, “American Eyes” floats effortlessly along a bed of dreamy synths. It doesn’t take long for the song to build into a sonic palate of an emotionally charged basslines nestled in disco tinges, reverb vocals and crunchy analogue synths.” You can stream the new single here.
Promises Ltd. was created over the course of many late night sessions in Jeremy’s Brooklyn Navy Yard studio throughout 2015. Aided by Malvin’s synth heavy, gazey analog productions and Brand’s bittersweet and reflective vocals, Promises Ltd. work toes the line between underground dance music and modern day alternative.
As with the genesis of most bands, the duo came together in the most natural of ways – as friends whose friendship morphs into a musical endeavor. Brand notes that the band “started very organically without much thought going into it other than two friends wanting to write music together. Over the course of a year Jeremy would send me rough instrumental ideas that I would write to. We would then get together at his studio and arrange and further produce the songs together. It naturally worked out to where I was writing lyrics and singing everything and he played all the instruments and manned the controls.”
The band previously shared “Days Of Lavender” which is currently #10 on Spotify’s Viral 50 chart. Dancing Astronaut called it a ‘haunting electropop piece reminiscent of the subgenre’s heyday in the mid-late 2000s.” Indie Shuffle noted, “This song hits all the right notes from the start, and it didn’t take long for me to find myself thoroughly engrossed by the Sebastien Tellier-esque vibe” and Revolt TV said, “If Kavinsky and Tame Impala were to create a song together, I’d imagine they come up with something along the lines of ‘Days of Lavender.'”