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SKATING POLLY announce UK/EU October tour and share new single “Flyer”!

May 22, 2019


– Announce October European tour 
  including UK dates
– Share new single “Flyer”

  Released on El Camino Media

US punk rock trio Skating Polly have announced details of a new European tour kicking off this October, including a string of live dates across the UK.

Alongside the tour news the band have also shared a new single “Flyer”, the counter-part to track Play Housewhich the band dropped at the start of the month.“Flyer” sees siblings Kelli Mayo and Peyton Bighorse share vocal duties whilst Kurt Mayo drums, on a track that contrasts bright pop sensibilities with their characteristic boisterous and bold grunge tinged punk.

Commenting on the track, the band Kelli said:“Flyer” is about this overwhelming self consciousness and agoraphobia that’s been hitting me a lot lately. I was scared to leave the house, scared to see my friends, scared to make decisions of any kind. That led to writers block because I wouldn’t stick with any choices. So I made a deal with myself. “Play House” was gonna be a straight forward song structure with playful and abstract lyrics and “Flyer” would have a very abstract song structure and very personal sincere lyrics. Peyton wrote my favourite part of the whole song “I’ve had more than enough time to learn what I felt was not a thought crime”. 

Skating Polly European live dates (all dates with special guests She Makes War):
3rd Oct – Glocksee, HANNOVER (DE)
4th Oct – Stallwerk, HAMBURG (DE)
6th Oct – Kantine, NUREMBERG (DE)
8th Oct – Kohi, KARLSRUHE (DE)
9th Oct – Le Trokson, LYON (FR)
10th Oct – Disorder Club, ST. ETIENNE (FR)
11th Oct – Supersonic, PARIS (FR)
12th Oct – L’Atelier des Moles, MONTBELIARD (FR)
14th Oct – Gulliver’s MANCHESTER (UK)
15th Oct – The Cluny, NEWCASTLE (UK)
16th Oct – Broadcast, GLASGOW (UK)
17th Oct – Beta, NOTTINGHAM (UK)
18th Oct – Lexington, LONDON (UK)
19th Oct – Swn Festival, CARDIFF (UK)
20th Oct – Hare & Hounds, BIRMINGHAM (UK)


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