Casting aside the name that’s got them this far, the band formerly known as Hot Cops returned last month with a new single to adorn their new identity. Now proudly named Careerist, this is their latest track ‘Slasher‘.
‘Slasher’ features the hallmarks of that well earned Hot Cops sound with simple but effective jangly guitar lines and cryptic lyrics. The alt rock ennui of their past is still there, regularly flitting towards more exasperated shouts and choruses.
The video, directed by Hannah Schierbeek and featuring the band’s own Carl Eccles as both a track and field athlete and coach is another for the band’s off-kilter and endearing collection.
Their first bow as Careerist is a confident one, and comes with the news of a debut album Weird Hill set for release 15th November on Pizza Pizza Records.