2/09/2017

Honeyblood Release Video for "Babes Never Die," 'Babes Never Die' out now on FatCat Records

HONEYBLOOD RELEASE VIDEO FOR "BABES NEVER DIE"
ANNOUNCE WORLD TOURON FAT CAT RECORDS 
 
Photo Credit: Amira Fritz

"Honeyblood's ambitious, unsettled Babes Never Die is a riotous success." - The AV Club

"Scottish duo Honeyblood play pumped-up punk rock that's both exhilarating and jubilant-music with fun melodies that jump off the walls." SPIN

 Watch the video for "Babes Never Die"
Directed and edited by Gareth Goodlad

Glasgow two-piece - frontwoman Stina Tweeddale and drummer Cat Myers are back with the video to their electrifying single "Babes Never Die." The song is from their critically acclaimed and heavily buzzed sophomore album Babes Never Die which is out now on Fat Cat Records. 

Shot across their recent world tour, the video includes footage shot by many different photographers and fans, capturing their incendiary live performances, as well as behind-the-scenes snippets from the band's own tour diary. It perfectly captures the raw intensity of their live show as well as a glimpse into the world of Stina and Cat backstage and touring. It's released as the band announce their biggest ever tour to date, starting in Australia via Asia, and working their way back across 30 dates to their biggest ever headline show at London's legendary Koko on June 16th.

Commenting on the video, Honeyblood's Stina says; "This video has such a special significance to us. It was filmed over three months of shows throughout the US and UK. It's a real snapshot of that tour and what it's like for us on the road. Most of the travel and backstage footage was filmed by Cat and I on our phones. However, we could not have made it without great folk getting involved and filming at the shows!"

Stereogum premiered the video today and noted, "Stina Tweeddale and Cat Myers captured phone video from backstage and the highway, and it's all rolled up along with an abundance of performance footage into one of those classic road videos - one that really gives you a sense of who these people are while ultimately letting the super-catchy music speak for itself."

Babes Never Die is the follow-up to their eponymous debut, Honeyblood

"The Glaswegian pop-punk duo's third LP slips agitated misanthropy into hummable tunes like "Cruel," in which gentle power chords flutter while Tweeddale wonders how much more of her shit her boyfriend will suffer...Elsewhere, "Ready for the Magic" and "Sea Hearts" pile up boomerang guitars and liquor-soaked prophecies to make playing jump-rope with your heartstrings seem like an Olympic sport."  
- Rolling Stone

"Scottish punk duo Honeyblood had a stellar string of one-offs after their self-titled 2014 debut, and today they continue the streak with the fun, frenzied "Sea Hearts." A muted 4-bar lures you in before they sucker punch you with plenty of fuzz and lyrics about "sipping tequila after dark." The song then dissolves into a more rhythmic earworm hook, and it all exudes the carefree, playful audacity that we've come to expect from the band."  - Stereogum

""Sea Hearts" hits like an endorphin rush. Tweeddale's guitar is fuzzy grunge fun, her melody is as catchy as a pop song, and drummer Cat Myers provides both pep-squad harmony and a crashing wall of drums that give the song precisely the havoc Tweeddale imagined." - Bitch Media

"It's fuzzed up, 90s-indebted indie rock that'll make you wanna mosh and destroy stuff and do shots and headbang and run real fast and ride your bike with your hands nowhere near the handlebars." - Noisey

"Their 2016 record Babes Never Die teems with the muscularity of "Killer Bangs," but it's tighter and louder and sustains the adrenaline through rocking anthems like "Ready for the Magic," "Walking at Midnight," and "Sea Hearts." "Justine, Misery Queen" and "Sister Wolf" fuel the 90s-nostalgia fire, referencing the power cum sweetness of Juliana Hatfield and the Breeders, which feels particularly impressive for a duo." - Chicago Reader

"With growing anticipation surrounding the release of their new album, Babes Never Die, Honeyblood are giving fans the insanely catchy pop-punk track "Sea Hearts."NYLON, 24 Best Must Releases of the Week

"These shreddin' Scots have cashed out the dreamier guise of their self-titled debut for more jagged edges on this boldly-titled follow-up." Under The Radar

"Beyond the punk snarl salt and the saccharine melodies, though, Honeyblood's arguably greatest achievement is a stage presence much too big to be from just two people. Tweeddale has a hand in that, with her side of the stage banter, but when drummer Cat Myers channels her inner John Bonham on her kit you'll find it hard to look away. She wears an innocent smile, but she's a downright ferocious percussionist, lending Tweeddale's vocals the muscular grooves that drive her words home."  
- The Key WXPN


World Tour Dates:
3.27.17 - Kult Kafe - Singapore
3.30.17 - Oxford Art Factory - Sydney, AUS
3.31.17 - Brightside - Brisbane, AUS
4.1.17 - Curtain Hotel - Melbourne, AUS
4.6.17 - Roisin Dubh - Galway, Ireland
4.7.17 - Cyprus Avenue - Cork, Ireland
4.8.17 - Whelans - Dublin, Ireland
4.9.17 - The Belfast Empire Music Hall - Belfast, UK
4.18.17 - PJ Molloys - Fife, UK
4.19.17 - The Lemon Tree - Aberdeen, UK
4.20.17 - Mad Hatters - Inverness, UK
4.21.17 - Bar 15 - Dundee, UK
4.22.17 - The Liquid Room - Edinburgh, UK
4.24.17 - The Crescent - York, UK
4.26.17 - Sub89 - Reading, UK
4.27.17 - Esquires - Bedford, UK
5.2.17 - Exeter Phoenix - Exeter, UK
5.3.17 - The Haunt - Brighton, UK
5.4.17 - Wedgewood Rooms - Portsmouth, UK
5.6.17 - Museum of Wigan Life - Wigan, UK
6.16.17 - KOKO - London, UK

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