Sunflower Bean

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...

Sunflower Bean celebrate ‘Twentytwo In Blue’ with euphoric hometown show

It's rare that an album gets played live in full one month after its release - usually that type of reverential treatment is reserved...

Sunflower Bean – ‘Twentytwo In Blue’ Review

Sunflower Bean are all grown up. Well, as mature as any bunch of 22-year-olds will ever be – but compared to when they burst...

The Big Read: Brooklyn’s Sunflower Bean on their glorious second album ’Twenty-two in Blue’

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.

Backstage with the stars of SXSW 2018, from Pale Waves to Stella Donnelly

In between showcasing their wares, running around the streets of Austin, and just trying to find somewhere to park, we cornered some of SXSW...

Sunflower Bean talk new album and touring with Wolf Alice

New York's Sunflower Bean, who release their second album 'Twentytwo In Blue' on March 23, recently popped into the NME basement to discuss the...

Sunflower Bean to play last minute London show tomorrow (July 1)

Sunflower Bean have announced a last minute headline show to take place tomorrow (July 1). The New York trio are due to support Green Day...

‘We’re messing shit up’ – Sunflower Bean on what to expect from their second album

Sunflower Bean have spoken out about progress on their politically-inspired but 'escapist' second album. Watch our video interview with the band above. The NYC trio...
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