Cooks & Bakers new single ‘When I Fall’ drops you down an indie rabbit hole

Soaring in their indie-rock harmonies, Newcastle trio, Cooks & Bakers gift listeners with their new single When I Fall.

Indie trio Cooks & Bakers, deliver their new colourfully charged track When I Fall

The track is the sixth single released in anticipation of the group’s debut EP, coming out later this month and pulling their sound towards the grungy indie rock scene.

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The slingshot into Cook & Baker’s new style is not without taking their best traits along for the ride with them, that being their genuine energy and passion exploding with each melodic rhythm.

When I Fall, is a groove-fuelled slope down the steep terrain of indie rock. Vocalist and guitarist Campbell Ross bellows with honesty, lyrics sharply piercing in all-too-relatable experiences, all whilst laying back under the glow of a sunny bass melody from Nathaniel Duggan.

The track, whilst begging to be heard along the shores of a beachy landscape, is also hard-hitting in its inspiration behind the lyrics. Campbell divulges on the difficulties of being dragged into an emotionally one-sided relationship.


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There is a notion of heaving through a non-reciprocating relationship, ever so slyly that you feel subconsciously trapped. Much like the drum tones from Finn Ellem and Nathaniel’s bass melody, repeating in a tuneful loop as if stuck in an involuntary routine.

Ultimately, Cooks & Bakers deliver the remedy to cracking out of the sluggish turmoil; “valuing your emotional time vested in others and prioritising mind over heart”.

The group alludes that When I Fall is a step towards their new sound, cultivated in Coogee by the hands of James Osborn and Jack Nigro, know for his work with Skeggs, Dune Rats and the DMA’s.


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Their unique blend of Indie-rock echoes the likings of Nothing But Thieves, Spacey Jane and the harmonic layers of Holy Holy. We can only expect that Cooks & Bakers will continue to deliver their iconic vibrant energy in their soon-to-be released EP, Out of Touch. 

For now, dwell in Cooks & Bakers smooth and calming track When I Fall: