Sunflower Bean

The Manics tell us about their new single with Sunflower Bean’s Julia Cumming

Nicky Wire explains the "melancholic but uplifting" new track 'The Secret He Had Missed', from the "glacial but high modernist" new LP 'The Ultra Vivid Lament

Manic Street Preachers share ‘Orwellian’ from ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’ and announce UK tour

Their ABBA, Bowie and REM-inspired 14th album will arrive in September, and is launched with a gem that tackles our "perpetual state of culture war"

Sunflower Bean live in New York: cinematic shenanigans from pandemic-busting punks

The New York indie band headed to the city's Le Poisson Rouge for their first livestream gig

Watch Sunflower Bean’s summery video for comeback single ‘Moment In The Sun’

Track is about "finally recognising what is important in one’s life"

Sunflower Bean’s Julia Cumming hits out at the music industry’s treatment of female artists

Sunflower Bean frontwoman Julia Cumming has spoken out about the treatment of female artists in the music industry. READ MORE: The Big Read – Sunflower Bean:...

Sunflower Bean are a force to be reckoned with at their first Glastonbury, despite some technical spanners in the works

Julia Cumming is pursing her lips on stage. There’s a problem with Sunflower Bean’s keyboard that means live member Danny Ayala can’t play. Ten...

The Big Read – Sunflower Bean: “We’re coming at the world with a jackhammer”

On the sly, Sunflower Bean have proven themselves one of the world's coolest, funnest and, er, hard-workingest bands. Following the brilliant 'Twentytwo In Blue' – a Top Five entry in NME's Albums Of 2018 – the New York trio today release the rocking follow-up EP, 'King Of The Dudes'. Rhian Daly meets them in Brooklyn to talk about music, patriarchy-smashing and that time at band camp.

Sunflower Bean announce new EP ‘King Of The Dudes’ and share new single ‘Come For Me’

Sunflower Bean have announced their return with new EP ’King Of The Dudes’, as well as debuting their latest single ‘Come For Me’. READ...

The best albums of 2018 so far

From the Arctic Monkeys' intergalactic return, to Janelle Monáe's concept album about randy computers and the arrival of some of the planet's best new...
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