Breathe In, Breathe Out

by The Membranes

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2020 was the year when breath took centre stage.

From the coronavirus to black lives matter - the most basic of human functions became the defining expression of everything.

The song celebrates the power of breath and the right to breathe in an increasingly suffocating world.

Because of this we remade the song to celebrate the power of voice and made the choir the key to the track.

Remix of '21st Century Man' by John Robb and Simon 'Ding' Archer at 6db Studios, Salford.

Original track appears on the album “What Nature Gives... Nature Takes Away” (Cherry Red Records Rel. 2019)


released August 4, 2020


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The Membranes Manchester, UK

Formed in 1978 in Blackpool, UK, The Membranes are post-punk originators who were part of the same world as bands like Joy Division, Bauhaus & The Fall. They released a remarkable series of records throughout the ‘80s that combined their small town frustration with a love of heavy bass and distortion.

The group reformed in 2010 and have since made two highly idiosyncratic and acclaimed albums.
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