NARCS unveil video for ‘Blue Bags’ and release track online

Following on from visceral performances at Leeds & Reading Festivals in the summer, NARCS have unveiled the video for their new single 'Blue Bags' & released the track for download.


Starting with a slow build, singer James Wilkinson’s hushed vocals entice before the song kicks into it’s stride with Wilkinson’s delivery moving from gentle croon to intense preacher over to a seething mad man. The video tone follows that of the song; a dark, moody and intense affair.

Speaking of the track, guitarist Joe explains “Living in the time we do feels weird. People are constantly doing fucked up things to each other, empathy is treated as a weakness and meanness gains respect. Blue Bags is our response to this historical trend of man’s inhumanity to man, basically. We have a vote every 5 years but we have band practice more often and this is our outlet.”

The track was released on cassette as part of International Cassette Store Day on a run of 29 tapes (split with Forever Cult). There are a very small number of these still available at

The track is available on Spotify and iTunes

NARCS final show of 2015: 10th December – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

See our interview with NARCS 

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