EXIT CALM release new single Promise + UK Tour

January 7, 2014



New single released 20th January 2013 on Club AC30
UK tour January/February 2014

“Atmospheric.” THE SUN
“Echoes of U2 haunt every anthemic chorus.” GUITARIST
“Boasting a triumphal sound that swaggers from the speakers with irresistible confidence.” MUSIC WEEK
“Psych-rock indulgences with shafts of solid melody.” CLASSIC ROCK
“The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be’ is one of this year’s finest.” DROWNED IN SOUND
“Stunning comeback.” Clash
“Exit Calm have a penchant for all things epic.” Q
“Proper fuc*in’ music”. MANI (THE STONE ROSES)

Barnsley’s Exit Calm are set to release new single ‘Promise’ on the 20th January. Taken from the critically acclaimed album, ‘The Future Isn’t What It Used To Be’, ‘Promise’ is a psychedelic spaced-out trip, perfectly balanced on a sonic groove that explodes into pure euphoria and emotion.

Described by Guitarist Magazine as “one of the best British guitar bands of the last 25 years”, Exit Calm produce music of epic proportions with heart, style and integrity. The talent of Rob Marshall’s haunting guitar work and the raw but compelling vocals of Nicky Smith have made them a firm favourite on the live circuit.

Recent live shows showcase the modern- baggy-meets-grunge anthem blow out of ‘The Rapture’; the breakbeat-tinged fury of ‘Albion’ and the melodic, Bunnymen guitars and groove of ‘Fiction’. In the current era of disposable heroes, Exit Calm tread a different path. From a band who simply list their influences as three legendary record labels, their output invokes the same classic approach to music as Creation Records. They bring the euphoria and hedonism of Factory to the progressive, with the forward thinking ideals of Mo Wax.

The band are set to hit the road for a handful of UK tour dates at the end of January kicking off at the Water Rats, London on Monday 27th January.

Exit Calm have supported the likes of Modest Mouse, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Boxer Rebellion and Soulsavers and taken to the stage at V Festival and Tokyo’s Liquid Rooms to name a few.

Exit Calm is Nicky Smith (vocals), Rob Marshall (Guitars), Simon Lindley (Bass) and Scott Pemberton (Drums).

‘Promise’ video here:

January/February tour dates:


Mon 27th LONDON – Water Rats
Tues 28th YORK – The Duchess
Wed 29th MANCHESTER – Sound Control
Thurs 30th GLASGOW – Broadcast

Sat 1st NOTTINGHAM – Bodega Social Club

Check the band’s website for further details:

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