UK band Sea Girls eagerly awaited debut album has landed. Entering the UK Official Album Chart at number 3 sitting comfortably next to Biffy Clyro and Taylor Swift *Open Up Your Head is a heartfelt beast that isn’t afraid of dreaming big. Introspective anthems for anxious times; no wonder it’s connecting with fans` NME Recorded in LDN with long term collaborator Producer Larry Hibbitt, this emotionally charged deeply personal hook laden debut features memorable jagged guitar pop, a taster of which can be heard on opener Transplant and the soaring Forever. Catchy anthemic fan favourites All I Want To Hear You Say & Do You Really Wanna Know? are an explosion of joyous indie sounds premiered as Radio 1 Annie Mac’s Hottest Records. Bastard sons of The Killers and the Strokes Sea Girls have created a debut that is stunningly uplifting, ferociously reflective and most importantly brutally honest. Adept at delivering storytelling arena ready anthems go to a gig and you'll see them play tightly honed tunes to crowds chanting back every word to songs that pack such solid punches it's clear this band won't be held back. The last three years have seen them play a string of UK + European festivals, support for The Foals, European + US headline tours and sell out UK dates inc. LDN Forum Kentish Town. Next up a newly rescheduled UK and European tours for Autumn 2021 inc the already Sold Out London O2 Academy Brixton, Manchester Academy 1, Glasgow Barrowland and Birmingham 02 Institute. Picture the scene, 000s gathered hands aloft screaming bodies shaking with adrenaline as song after song hits them like a tidal wave. That feeling of being wrapped up in a band who seize the euphoric and turn it into something vital and real in front of your eyes, that feeling is what makes Sea Girls special.
2021 UK + European Tour Dates Announced as follows:
* Rescheduled - original tickets remain valid*
OCTOBER - UK Thur 07 Leicester, 02 Academy Fri 08 Newcastle, 02 City Hall Sat 09 Glasgow, Barrowland (SOLD OUT) Mon 11 Birmingham, 02 Institute (SOLD OUT) Tue 12 Cambridge, Corn Exchange Thur 14 Sheffield 02 Academy Fri 15 London 02 Brixton Academy (SOLD OUT) Sat 16 Liverpool, 02 Academy Tue 19 Oxford, 02 Academy Wed 20 Leeds 02 Academy Thur 21 Manchester Academy 1 (SOLD OUT)
NOVEMBER - EUROPE Sat 20 Amsterdam, Melkweg Mon 22 Hamburg, Molotow Musik Club Tue 23 Copenhagen, Vega Wed 24 Berlin Hole44 Fri 26 Cologne, Luxor Sat 27 Brussels, AB Club Sun 28 Munich, Backstage Club Tue 30 Paris, La Boule Noire
`Open Up You Head' Album Reviews:
The Guardian (Album Of The Week) "There is something timely about this record...they’ve managed, rather impressively, to capture something of the strange, stultifying state of contemporary youth"
NME ★★★★ "Open Up Your Head' is a heartfelt beast that isn't afraid of dreaming big. Introspective anthems for anxious times; no wonder it's connecting with fans"
The Times "Full of melodious momentum"
Daily Star "Open Up Your Head is a revelation, combining rousing stadium-filling indie hooks with deep lyrics"
DORK ★★★★★ "Sea Girls started off the year reaching for the stars. They might end up walking amongst them"
CLASH (8/10) 'Sea Girls hit that sweet spot between fan-rousing anthems + personal lyricism''
The Line Of Best Fit “With every listen, each song takes on a new richness, becoming something that will simultaneously become the sound of summer”
‘Open Up Your Head - Album Track-listing 1. Transplant 2. All I Want To Hear You Say 3. Do You Really Wanna Know? 4. Lie To Me 5. Call Me Out 6. Closer 7. Forever 8. Weight In Gold 9. Ready For More 10. Violet 11. Shake 12. Damage Done 13. You Over Anyone 14. Moving On
Listen to Sea Girls tracks in full here :
Sea Girls Live Reviews:
ROLLING STONE "Sea Girls will overwhelm pop rock...get ready!"
DORK "Ridiculously catchy indie-rock ringing through your ears"
WONDERLAND "destined to be yelled - hands in the air, eyes shut"
CLASH "their live shows have a real punch... consisting of out and out bangers"
NME "With sell-out shows up and down the nation and bangers-a-plenty coming, their path to becoming British indie stars is very much on the cards”
DIY "songs that get stuck in your head all day"