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Honey Lung Share New Single “Something” And Announce Tour Dates

March 13, 2021

Honey Lung Share New Single “Something” And Announce Tour Dates

Following the success of recent EP ‘Post Modern Motorcade Music’, alternative rock band Honey Lung have been releasing a string of singles across the last few months, with their latest instalment ‘Something’ out today.
 
Talking about the new single, lead singer Jamie said; ““Something’ was the first track we ever recorded down at our mates shed in Sutton, London. We had absolutely no idea what we were doing, we were just having fun and wanted something that we could listen back to. It was written and performed in one take. It was like I was channelling some subconscious train of thought. That’s one of the things we love about lyric craft and songwriting, you’re always finding out about some weird, repressed thing that’s just hiding in the back of your mind.
 
“The lyrics are about a night I had with a friend of mine when I was a kid. Some of the lyrics are direct quotes from that night, which is the only time I’ve quoted someone in song lyrics.”
 
While the world might’ve hit the brakes in 2020, it’s clear Honey Lung’s profile has risen unrelentingly. The band continue to hone and perfect their musical output, even remotely: “a hint of indie, a large dash of emo, a pinch of shoegaze and a generous dollop of alt-rock” (Gigwise). Their distinctive style has seen them receive support from Spotify’s editorial playlists, including ‘New Music Friday’, ‘Hot New Bands’, ‘Garage Jams’, ‘Alt Rocked’ and ‘All New Rock’, as well as Apple Music’s ‘Breaking Rock’.
 
Jamie continues; “The end of 2020 was a weird time for all of us in the band, and we imagine for pretty much every band around the world. You won’t find another time in history when everyone from the big touring bands, to the grassroots teens have been so equally crippled – by both the virus, and our government’s constant dismissal of the arts. We, like many other musicians, have had to find the positives throughout the year somehow. There’s a bit of a darkly comic joke that break-ups lead to great songs, so it makes sense that these lockdowns are just one, long drawn out, painful break up for musicians from gigging.”
 

Honey Lung delivers this reflective piece enriched with nostalgia and melancholic moments against this fierce melody. Their gripping energy explodes as Honey Lung crafts this impressive and intoxicating atmosphere.

Honey Lung have certainly earned their stripes as a live band, hitting big-name festivals such as Reading & Leeds (where they headlined the BBC Introducing stage), Latitude, tastemakers’ favourites SXSW and The Great Escape. It’s not only festivals paying attention; scene frontrunners Citizen and Basement enlisted Honey Lung for their UK/Europe tours, respectively. Indie-rock darlings Vundabar, Bloody Knees, Airways and JAWS have also brought the Londoners on the road.

Shows:
07 Aug – Birmingham – Sunflower Lounge
13 Aug – London – Camden Assembly
14 Aug – Brighton – Prince Albert

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