Listen to the two minute ripper first, here
Shannon COTTON
10:00 12th June 2019

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The Velvet Hands have today (12 June) unveiled new track ‘Don’t Be Nice To Me’.

A ramshackle and rollicking sonic punch that clocks in just under the two minute mark, it nods to early The Jam with astute rhythm and blues tendencies and a splash of Rolling Stones-esque backing vocals thrown in for good measure. You can listen to the track first on Gigwise below:

Speaking about the track the band say, “‘Don't Be Nice To Me’ captures the youthful frustration of being tied down to unwanted situations such as school, a relationship or a job, and looking for any reason to escape. It highlights the joy of saying no so you can enjoy pure personal freedom.”

This latest release comes ahead of a handful of illustrious appearances this summer. First up is the legendary Isle of Wight Festival this weekend, before dates with Paul Weller and Liam Gallagher. The full list of summer dates can be seen below:

14 - Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight Festival (Headlining the This Feeling stage)
15 - Cornwall, The Wyldes (w/ Paul Weller)23 - Devon, Goldcoast Festival (w/ Tom Odell)
26 - Cornwall, Eden Project (w/ Liam Gallagher and Fontaines D.C.)

06 - Secret London show

03 - Guildford, Staycation Festival

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