Tired Lion share new single ‘Not My Friends’ + debut EP out 24th June on Island/Dew Process

May 8, 2016
Rachael Barrett

Rachael Barrett


Share new single ‘Not My Friends’
Debut EP ‘Figurine’ out 24th June on Island/Dew Process
UK Tour and festival dates announced, including Glastonbury and Latitude

“Onslaught of crunchy riffs that are buoyed by enigmatic leader Sophie Hopes’ scratchy voice”Stereogum
“Packed with surges of undeniable energy in its grungy riffs… they channel a wild confidence that doesn’t back down” NME
“We’re all about the raw honesty and keeping the guitars loud” Tired Lion

Fronted by the brilliantly named Sophie Hopes, Tired Lion are a visceral life force. Delivering it straight up with a storming confidence, over boisterous guitars, the band will release their debut EP ‘Figurine’ out 24th June via Island/Dew Process. Tired Lion are fast following the well-trodden footsteps of peers such as Courtney Barnett, out of Australia and into the big wide world. Loud and lairy – it’s no wonder the lion is so tired! Acting as the perfect ying to her yang, Sophie is joined by Matt Tanner, Ethan Darnell and Nick Vasey. They take no prisoners.

Back home in Australia with killer singles ‘Suck’ and ‘I Don’t Think You Like Me’, Tired Lion wontriple j’s influential Unearthed Award, and owned the main stage at Splendour In The Grass, claiming the WAMI for Best Rock Song, as well as supporting The 1975 on their Australian tour.

Tired Lion make their debut Glastonbury Festival performance on the John Peel Stage this summer. They’ll also be heading to Southampton, Nottingham, Glasgow, Birmingham andManchester, as well as playing Latitude Festival, Liverpool Calling Festival, Truck Festival and2000 Trees Festival.
Catch them in London at The Lexington on 14th July

23rd June – ANTIfest, Paris
24th June – Hurricane Festival, Germany
25th June – Hurricane Southside Festival, Germany
26th June – John Peel Stage, Glastonbury Festival, Somerset
30th June – Bravalla Fest
2nd July – Open Air Festival, Switzerland
4th July – Rock For People Festival, Czech Republic
6th July – Stroomhuis, Eindhoven, Netherlands
8th July – 2000 Trees Festival
9th July – Liverpool Calling Festival
10th July – Joiners, Southampton
11th July – Bodega, Nottingham
12th July – Nice ‘n’ Sleazy, Glasgow
13th July – Sunflower Lounge, Birmingham
14th July -The Lexington, London
15th July – Gullivers, Manchester
16th July – Truck Festival
17th July – Latitude Festival

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