Track Of The Week – Black Honey – Somebody Better

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Black Honey – Somebody Better.

Izzy, Chris, Tom and Tommy aka Black Honey roar back into earshot with a brand new track … and it could be their best yet. Admittedly that’s a pretty bold statement given the quality of their previous releases. But seriously, create a Spotify playlist of Black Honey’s tunes to date and you’ll soon discover that  it’s already beginning to sound like a fucking epic Greatest Hits compilation. (Actually, we’ve done one for you below)

‘Somebody Better‘ is pristine indie-pop, similar in quality to the sort of exhilarating fast-paced melodic new wave that Blondie excelled at in their pomp, and make no mistake this up there with the best of them. Black Honey seem to have an unlimited supply of songs that uplift whilst masking darker themes. We asked singer Izzy what inspired their latest release – ” Ok, so the song is about fucking up. I’m only human and it’s about trying to move forward. It’s ok to make mistakes sometimes.”

You can catch Black Honey at Fest Evol Gardens  amazing all dayer at the Invisible Wind Factory –  Tickets HERE 
and on their Spring tour

Black Honey - Photo Credit: Charlotte Patmore
Photo Credit: Charlotte Patmore

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ANDY VON PIP - Founder, editor, writer, reviewer, photographer and all-round good guy at the VPME.com. House photographer for The Academy Music Group, Zuma Press, Event Magazine and Rex Features worldwide. You can check out his photography at Andy Von Pip Photography Has been new music tipster on BBC6 Music, Amazing Radio, and DJ on Strangeways Radio (USA.) Can currently be heard on IWFM Radio. His radio work has been described as sounding like Ian McCulloch on ketamine fused with Ringo Starr. New music tipster on Amazing Radio, moderator for BBC 6 Music DJ Tom Robinson's Fresh on the Net, former member of "BBC's Sound Of" panel. Written and photographic work has appeared in The Quietus, Music Week, Record Of The Day, The Guardian, GIITV, The Sabotage Times, Bido Lito, The Skinny, Louder Than War. Media partner and curator for Liverpool Sound City.

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