Bear’s Den Share New Single ‘Stitch In Time’

British folk-rock duo Bear's Den – made up of Andrew Davie and Kevin Jones – have just shared their brand new single Stitch In Time, a captivating indie-folk song out now via Communion Records.  
Stitch In Time was developed during the writing process for their newest full-length LP (Blue Hours which arrived in May), and were inspired to complete the song after finally returning to touring once again. Reflecting on the themes of trauma and depression that had honed their recent material, this new offering makes for a bold and engaging listen that perfectly illustrates the grateful mindset the duo have maintained since returning to the studio. 
I am really enjoying the tone of the vocals and how expressive the vocal delivery is, sounding both vulnerable and powerful at the same time, effortlessly conveying the emotion of their storytelling. Apart from the vocals I am particularly fond of the lush strings and how they are seamlessly intertwined with catchy drum patterns, cool guitar riffs and emotive piano chords that together create an overall warm, somewhat anthemic atmosphere perfect for their storytelling to soar. Check it out below!



Adding about the story behind ‘Stitch In Time’ they said, 
A Stitch in Time was a piano idea I was working on while writing Blue Hours and the first time I played through the rough sketch of the idea on piano to anyone was in RAK studios while working on the song New Ways. It felt like both Kev and I were immediately excited by the idea of the song back then and complimentary musical ideas felt immediate and exciting for both of us so as soon as I got back from the tour I focussed on finishing it.  
“Stitch in Time” is a song exploring ideas around trauma. Specifically the idea of reaching back through time to be with someone in a difficult moment and just being with them and letting them know that it’s not ok. Reaching someone before that moment becomes woven tightly into the fabric of their character. A theme of the newer songs is fears around parenthood. Recognising that I don’t want my kid to inherit some of the difficult things I went through or develop any of my unhealthy ways of dealing with stuff. “A stitch in time saves nine” is an old saying that essentially means if you can sort something out in the right moment - it might save you a lot more work down the line”. That’s kinda the essence of the song.