Adhering to on from 2018’s acclaimed ‘Adolescence EP’, which has been streamed a mammoth 2 million situations on Spotify, the new solitary finds the band in epic new territory. ‘The Light’ melds their expertise for evocative songwriting with beats, a looping piano line and Sophie’s soaring vocals.
“‘The Light’ was penned when I was likely by means of a notably tricky time in my life” Sophie explains. “It’s about discovering the gentle further than the darkness and focussing on exactly where you have to have to be. I needed to generate a music that would allow persons know that you will find normally a way to improve their circumstance, no make any difference how dire issues are“
Sophie and the Giants are practitioners of innovative, still left-leaning pop: a raw fusion of the band’s collective influences, which array from the likes of Wolf Alice and Blondie to Jamie T. The band was fashioned by Sophie (vocals and guitar), Chris Hill (drums), Bailey Stapledon (bass) and Toby Holmes (guitar) although all 4 of them have been even now at university.
Soon following graduation they moved to their adoptive hometown of Sheffield in which they’ve been refining their powerful, lifetime-affirming audio. They are
The band are currently selecting up admirers, with Radio X naming them a person of their X-pectation Artists for this yr, and the band accomplishing periods for John Kennedy and BBC Introducing Sheffield. With a total British isles/European tour and additional new material to arrive, 2019 looks set to be the calendar year the band reach the subsequent stage.
2019 Dwell Dates
19/03 – The Boileroom – Guildford
20/03 – Jimmy’s – Manchester
22/03 – Consider Tank/Underground – Newcastle
23/03 – The Garage (Attic Bar) – Glasgow
25/03 – The Record Junkee – Sheffield
26/03 – The Cookie – Leicester
27/03 – Castle and Falcon – Birmingham
28/03 – Camden Assembly – London
01/04 – Kantine Am Berhain – Berlin
02/04 – Artheater – Cologne
03/04 – Cinetol – Amsterdam