THE HEARTBREAKS RELEASE NEW SINGLE ‘JEALOUS, DON’T YOU KNOW’ ON 18TH APRIL AND ANNOUNCE HEADLINE MARCH/APRIL TOUR DATES…………………………………………..
“The finest support band I’ve ever had” Carl Barat
“Achingly beautiful” Independent
“Matthew sings like an expelled angel. The one kicked out into the wilderness, unloved but full of emotion” Steve Lamacq
Morecambe four-piece The Heartbreaks will release new single ‘Jealous, Don’t You Know’ on April 18th through their own imprint ‘Morecambe Rock’ on Tri-Tone/PIASUK and announce a UK tour for March/April.
This will be the follow up to the singles ‘Liar, My Dear’ and ‘I Didn’t Think It Would Hurt To Think Of You’, both of which served as a staggering first glance at a band destined to be viewed in years to come as the bright and beautiful youth.
‘Jealous, Don’t You Know’ is three and a half minutes of rattling drums, chiming guitar and Motown hooks that tumbles with the knowing swagger and melodic lushness of all great life affirming pop. Soaring and swooning vocals and a shimmer that displays a love of Joe Meek 45s and girl-group soul, the sound is as classic as the idea, but the result is the most vital and arresting British guitar track in almost a decade. The single comes with the Edwyn Collins produced B-side ‘Remorseful’, a tale of love and loss set to blue-eyed Wigan Casino drums, a potent reminder of the quality of material the band reserve for B-sides.
Following a critically acclaimed tour supporting Carl Barat last year, alongside headlining their own London shows and performing for Bono in Milan and at the Kitsune party in Paris, their March and April dates are set to take the combustible and frenetic energy of their live show to an even wider audience.
The foursome, originally from Morecambe and now residing in Manchester, formed in May 2009 having bonded over shared passions; Motown, bittersweet romance and the English seaside. Still in their early 20s, it quickly became apparent that they harbour the same dream: to create a band that really means something to people.
The Heartbreaks are Matthew Whitehouse (vocals), Joseph Kondras (Drums), Ryan Wallace (Guitar) and Deaks (Bass).
Full tour dates are as follows;
Tues 15th Leicester The Soundhouse
Weds 16th York Fibbers
Thurs 17th Edinburgh Sneaky Pete’s
Fri 18th Stockton-on-Tees Ku Bar
Mon 21st Liverpool Mojo
Tues 22nd Oxford Jericho
Thurs 24th London Gibson Guitar Studio’s
Fri 25th Truro Bunters
Sat 26th Bristol The Cooler
Weds 30th Bath Moles
Thurs 31st Sowerby Bridge The Puzzle Hall Inn
Sat 2nd Cleethorpes Cleethorpes Pier
Fri 8th Nottingham Spanky Van Dykes
Sat 9th Manchester Deaf Institute
Fri 13th Brighton The Great Escape Festival
Wed 18th Paris Les InRocks Festival
Sun 22nd Manchester Friends of Mine Festival
Fri 15th Southwold Latitude Festival
THE HEARTBREAKS http://www.myspace.com/heartbreaksband
By peter on March 8, 2011
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