Track Of The Day – Swim Deep – Honey

*Huge tune klaxon*

Birmingham quartet Swim Deep follow up the fabulous ‘King City‘ with the even more  accomplished sounding ‘Honey’ which is released on Chess Club records on November 5th.  After previously memorably singing, “fuck romance I wanna pretend that Jenny Lee Lindberg is my girlfriend” in their paean to Warpaint’s not unattractive bass player, Swim Deep certainly have a way with memorable lyrics that lodge in your head and refuse to leave.  This time they mix up a fantastic keyboard riff that conjures up The Associates with a loping bass line, a passionate uplifting vocal delivery and a sky scrapingly fantastic chorus to produce the perfect end of summer tune.  When Swim Deep sing” Don’t just dream in your sleep it’s just lazy” you genuinely start to believe your witnessing the genesis of a very special new band indeed.

(Ps and no that’s not Captain Sensible in the promo pic)


You can catch ’em on tour throughout October and November

11th – Glasgow, Oran Mor
12th Aberdeen, Tunnels
13th Dundee, Doghous
14th Carlisle, Brickyard
16th Liverpool, 02 Academy 2
17th Preston, 53 Degrees (Room 2)
18th Sheffield, Leadmill
19th Leeds, Leeds Uni Stylus
20th Oxford, Gathering @ O2 Academy 2
25th Brighton, Concorde 2
26th Reading, Sub 89
27th Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
28th Norwich, Waterfront
29th Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
31st Newcastle, Academy 2

1st Leicester, Academy 2
2nd Manchester, Ritz
3rd Stoke, Sugarmill
5th York, Duchess
6th Darling ton, The Hub (Room 2)
7th Birmingham, HMV Library
8th Gloucester, Guildhall
10th London, Shepherds Bush Empire

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