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Divorce Share New Single “My Room” & Announce Headline Tour Dates

June 4, 2024
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Share new single ‘My Room’

Headline tour dates on sale now including biggest show to date at London’s Islington Assembly Hall

Divorce are sharing new single ‘My Room’, the second new song to emerge from the Nottingham quartet this year. ‘My Room’ follows March single ‘Gears’ and sees them link up again with producer Catherine Marks (boygenius, Foals, Wolf Alice). The band also recently shared news of a full UK tour which will take place through October, kicking off with a sold-out four-night residency at Nottingham’s Bodega, and culminating in their biggest headline show to date at London’s Islington Assembly Hall.

Finding themselves on the lips of many tastemakers heading into 2024, drawing international media support and becoming fixtures on the BBC 6 Music playlist, Divorce have already been out on the road in support of Bombay Bicycle Club, The Vaccines and Everything Everything this year, on the heels of 2023’s acclaimed Heady Metal EP. Lauded as a striking portrait of insecurity upon release, it marched through nervy and fluttering meditations on learning to be comfortable in your own skin. Their limited-edition Record Store Day vinyl repress quickly sold out of its 500 copies last month.

With quiet, escalating drama and an open heart, on ‘My Room’ Divorce plant another signpost in the ground that points towards their grand, adventurous ambitions. Vocalist and bassist Tiger Cohen-Towell says: “My Room is an ode to unconditional love. These lyrics are truly some of the most emotionally vulnerable I think I’ve written to date; it speaks of a deep desire to be relaxed about showing affection toward someone that you know extremely well.  I think familiarity can be scary at times, and being truly seen can make you throw walls up between yourself and the people you want to be closest to. We had a group of wonderful kids singing on the last chorus, the children’s voices I think adds both naïveté and heaviness to the track. This really summarises the feeling we wanted to achieve with this song. It’s like being back in your childhood bedroom and crying and not really knowing why. But it’s joyous too!”

Divorce has captured such an array of vivid emotions through the escalating current of this composition. The energy is simply enthralling, it hooks the audience and allows them to embrace every moment of this arrangement truly, this track sets out to provide this adventure lyrically and affectionately. The release flows with this ease, steadily building the intensity and adding to the wealth of textures and melodies that captivate.

The vocal harmonies showcase this impressive range, joined with dual harmonies and backed up by the fuzzy and electrifying jolts from the guitar. As the keys and the percussion carry the journey with such steady ease, the lyrics expand, and the harmonies dynamically shift towards this euphoric crescendo. The brighter textures and wailing lead guitar tone break the structure and inject further animation to the voyage before the wealth of harmonies and backing harmonies project the arrangement towards that almighty crescendo.

This track is one of the most powerful releases you’ll discover this year, the lasting impact of Divorce is crucial.

Divorce – UK Festival Appearances 2024

Tickets on sale here

15 June – Brighten The Corners Festival, Ipswich, UK
16 June – Black Deer Festival, Kent, UK
05 July – MIDI Festival, FR
13 July – Valkhof Festival, NL
28 July – Truck Festival, Oxford, UK
04 Aug – Weinturn Open Air, DE
10 Aug – Winterthurer Musikfestwochen, CH
30 Aug – Brighton Psych Festival, Brighton, UK
31 Aug – Manchester Psych Festival, Manchester, UK
01 Sept – Edinburgh Psych Festival, Edinburgh, UK
07 Sept – Rock In The Barn, FR

Divorce – Headline UK tour dates 2024

Tickets on sale here

25 Sept – Bodega, Nottingham UK – SOLD OUT
26 Sept – Bodega, Nottingham, UK – SOLD OUT
27 Sept – Bodega, Nottingham, UK – SOLD OUT
28 Sept – Bodega, Nottingham, UK – SOLD OUT
03 Oct – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, UK
04 Oct – The Cavern, Exeter, UK
05 Oct – The Joiners Arms, Southampton, UK
07 Oct – The Boileroom, Guildford, UK
08 Oct – The Forum, Tunbridge Wells, UK
09 Oct – Face Bar, Reading, UK
10 Oct – Whereelse?, Margate, UK
12 Oct – The Waterfront Studio, Norwich, UK
13 Oct – The Portland Arms, Cambridge, UK
14 Oct – Yellow Arch Studios, Sheffield, UK
15 Oct – The Parish, Huddersfield, UK
17 Oct – The Crescent, York, UK
18 Oct – Cluny 2, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
19 Oct – Future Yard, Birkenhead, UK
20 Oct – Blackpool Central Library, Blackpool, UK
22 Oct – The Horn, St Albans, UK
23 Oct – Islington Academy Hall, London, UK


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