Palma Violets preview new material in footage filmed at chaotic small gig – watch

Band headline the NME Awards Tour with Austin, Texas later this month

Palma Violets have teased fans with new music in the shape of footage fom their recent intimate gigs in London and Scunthorpe.

The band played two gigs last weekend, including a chaotic how at The Lincoln Imp in Scunthorpe. The live footage seen below sees the band playing a new, untitled song.


Speaking to NME earlier this year, the band revealed that most of the tracks on their as-yet-untitled forthcoming record are original demos taken from the band’s writing sessions at The Doghouse studios in Wales, where Babyshambles have previously worked.

Vocalist and guitarist Sam Fryer discussed the band’s “youthful sound” and their desire to release unedited, original music. “It’s best when everything’s fresh,” Fryer says. “We’re a ‘moment’ band. We’re still 21 or 22 and this record sounds youthful. As soon as we heard those 15 demos from The Doghouse, we knew we were making something great.”

Palma Violets’ debut album ‘180’ – named after the number of the house in Lambeth, south London where the band have thrown impromptu gigs and parties – was released in February 2013. The band are headlining the NME Awards Tour 2015 with Austin, Texas, with Fat White Family, The Amazing Snakeheads and Slaves completing the bill on all dates.

The NME Awards Tour with Austin, Texas dates are as follows:

Sheffield Leadmill (February 19)
Leeds O2 Academy (20)
Newcastle O2 Academy (21)
Glasgow O2 ABC (22)
Nottingham Rock City (24)
Manchester Ritz (26)
Oxford O2 Academy (27)
Birmingham Institute (28)
Bristol O2 Academy (March 2)
Portsmouth Pyramids (3)
London Forum (4)

To check the availability of NME Awards Tour with Austin Texas tickets and get all the latest listings, head to NME.COM/tickets.


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