Friday, July 27, 2018

 

10 Questions with Sea Girls



Sea girls are a British Indie band consisting of Henry, Rory, Andrew and Oli. The band released their debut single, Daisy Daisy, in 2016, which was followed by their debut EP, ‘Call Me Out’, in 2017.

Last month the band released their ‘Adored EP’, out on an ltd edition 7” vinyl. Featuring singles “Too Much Fun” the perfect summer anthem, a powerful reminder that of how keeping things simple can prove incredibly effective. The Ep also includes “Eat Me Whole”, as well as newly recorded title track and growing live favourite `Adored'.

This is a band you need to see live, adept at delivering simple storytelling and arena-ready anthems. Playing their tightly honed tunes, with crowds chanting back every word on songs that pack such solid punches. In between their packed live schedule over the summer, the band are heading back to the studio to record new material which will debut at shows later this year.

With the release of the new video for “Too Much Fun” a summer of festivals and an Autumn headline tour coming up we wanted to find out more, so we asked guitarist Henry Camamile singer/songwriter our 10 questions. 

Where do you go to discover new music?
A lot is through word of mouth or each other “showing and telling”. More recently it’s artists we are coming across and are on bills with at festivals. The Spotify and Apple playlists always throw great gems our way I’ll hear something through that and tell the other guys and they will say “yea I’ve been listening to them for the last year”.

What have we got to look forward to with you this year?
We have a video for Too Much Fun dropping as we speak that’s a “groundhog night out story” and of course Reading and Leeds festivals yet to play which is going to be epic! Can’t believe the reaction we’ve had at festivals, we’ve felt really blessed for that.

First song you fell in love with?
First song I, (Henry) fell in love with was “Still You Turn Me On” by ELP. I was brought up in prog rock as my mum used to be a prog DJ. I think “Run” by Snow Patrol would have been one of my favourite tracks when I was young that really connected with me.

Who would you most like to collaborate with?
I’ve always said Lana del Rey would be a dream collaboration - love her cinematic vibe and hopeless original lyrics.

What would you most like to own on vinyl?
Probably Sea Girls Adored EP On 7” which is getting pressed as we speak :)

Who are you listening to at the moment?
Listening to a lot of Arcade Fire, Bruce Springsteen. Loving Yonaka who we come across on the festival circuit. Florence and the Machine has got a powerful new album so loving that too.

What's your guilty pleasure song?
“Sugar We’re Going Down” by Fall out Boy

What inspires you to write music?
Human imperfections, weaknesses, emotions. I guess we try to distill feelings. It’s quite liberating putting out something you wouldn’t openly just say like your insecurities. Sometimes it’s to change a mood.

What's your favourite song to play live?
“Adored” is great live and always a special part of our set. Our favourites change all the time though. “Eat Me Whole” felt pretty special at All Points East and starting our set with Lost feels pretty powerful.

Where would you most like to play?
We’ve wanted to play a few places with cool histories. We actually get to play Razzmatazz in Barcelona this weekend, it feels like a right of passage and a super cool place to do our first show outside the UK. Loads of awesome bands have done the same night: Arctic Monkeys played it, Blur too. It will be the most rock n’ roll gig we’ve done to date.

Adored EP:
https://open.spotify.com/album/44kRMFQMJ6w5WJCd6Z1HE8?si=m52CXSi3Tka8iGn5IrPU_A

"Too Much Fun"
https://embed.vevo.com/?isrc=GBWWP1804092&partnerId=6a3aac8d-e6cf-4b8c-a0a7-a68211f002e4&partnerAdCode=


FESTIVALS
28th July                       Razzmatazz Club, Barcelona
4th August                    Belladrum Festival, Scotland
5th August                   110 Above Festival, Atherstone
25th August                  Reading Festival Festival Republic Stage
26th August                  Leeds Festival Festival Republic Stage
1st September              Wilkestock, Hertfordshire
2nd September             Bingley Festival

UK HEADLINE TOUR:
4th October                  Bodega Social Club, Nottingham
5th October                  King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
11th October                Mama Roux's, Birmingham
12th October                The Leadmill, Sheffield
13th October                Think Tank?, Newcastle
18th October                Scala, London
19th October                The Haunt, Brighton
20th October                Joiners Arms, Southampton
21st October                Thekla, Bristol
23rd October                The Workman’s Club, Dublin
24th October                Limelight 2, Belfast