Watch: Scottish rock band Biffy Clyro return with new single

Scottish trio Biffy Clyro have made a return with new single 'Instant History.'

Scottish trio Biffy Clyro have made a return with new single 'Instant History'   picture: JPI Media
Scottish trio Biffy Clyro have made a return with new single 'Instant History' picture: JPI Media

Lead singer Simon Neil told NME Magazine: “‘Instant History’ does not represent the record, but as always we like to put the first song out as a bit of a rug-pull to set the panic stations.

“The song is about embracing progress without completely dismissing everything that we’ve learned from the past.

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"You can’t just go on blindly and ignore everything that’s happened, but equally you can make your own history ahead of time."

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Asked if the single is representative of the new album Simon Neil replied: "“We wanted to come back slightly left-field.

"Every two years we come back and there’s a new way to present a record.

"We thought - let’s go big and ballsy to start with.

"Putting out the first song from a record is one of our least favourite things.

"Inevitably, people take a lot from it. I don’t want anyone to freak out. Whatever you think the next song will sound like, it won’t.”

He told NME the band are looking at doing a tour in September or early next year.