Turkuaz returns with “Shakin In My Sheets,” a new single recorded in the studio. The group’s first new music of 2021 comes on the day Turkuaz begins a two-night “Halloween Festivity Nightmare” run at Webster Hall in their hometown of New York City.
The eerie funk workout is part of a batch of previously unreleased material the band has been working on. Frontman Dave Brandwein revealed the follow-up to 2018’s Life In The City has been planned since before the pandemic began and will come out “eventually.” However, the nine-piece decided to drop “Shakin’ In My Sheets” today due to the song’s lyrical content befitting Halloween.
“It’s odd that it was written before all the recent events of the world, because in retrospect, it just seems so relevant,” Brandwein explained. “The song picks up where we left off with some of the themes from our last album, describing feelings of alienation, discomfort and depression setting in as each day passes.”
Dave penned the tune while dealing with addiction issues as he tried to stay sober, an isolating endeavor for him on par with the pandemic. “Searching for answers, I turned to songwriting, and though my struggles continue, I’m emerging from the pandemic sober and look back at this time as a learning experience and I’m glad that Turkuaz was able to make beautiful music out of it!” Brandwein added.
Turkuaz are expected to perform “Shakin’ In My Sheets” live for the first time at Webster Hall. Hear the studio version below: