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Piney Gir single ‘Keep It Together’ out now!

April 29, 2015

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For fans of: Flaming Lips, Stereolab, The Breeders, Grandaddy

“A retro delight…” – The Guardian

 

“…open-hearted pop that has you clutching your knees with glee”
– Drowned In Sound

Piney Gir has released Keep It Together, the first single taken from her forthcoming album, mR hYDE’S wILD rIDE. You can buy the single digitally via iTunes.

The video that accompanies the single premiered on Artrocker and you can watch it now via Piney’s YouTube channel.

You can also stream the single via the ABoF SoundCloud page.

Keep It Together, deftly channels 60s beat pop and Stereolab all at the same time – a lover’s lament laced with urgency and optimism, piped-in directly from her space-age, bachelorette pad. B-side ‘Midnight with the Stars and You’ is fantastic punk rock take on a song that still gives fans of iconic horror movie The Shining goosebumps, while single closer ‘I Don’t Need Love’ is a stripped back slice of Americana that showcases Piney’s unique, quirky style.

After a decade spent in the UK it feels like Piney’s finally made England hers by rediscovering America, re-imagined from London’s rainy streets, channelling her inner Jekyll and Mister Hyde. The tunes on album mR hYDE’S wILD rIDE beautifully stitch together English folk, American pop, mariachi moments, trail songs and baroque beats. Sometimes it’s like an alternative musical history of a storybook amusement park ride. And need we mention, it’s a wild ride you’re going to love.

To support the album and single’s release, Piney Gir will be touring the UK. Catch her live at the following dates listed below:

16th May – Alternative Escape – Brighton
4th June – The Cellar – Oxford
8th June – Bicycle Shop – Norwich
12th June – The Cellars – Portsmouth
17th June – Green Door Store – Brighton
18th June – The Bassment – Chelmsford
20th June – Four Bars – Cardiff
Keep It Together is released via Damaged Goods and available to buy digitally on iTunes.

Album, mR hYDE’S wILD rIDE, is released 8th June 2015 also via Damaged Goods.

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