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October Drift

October Drift release their brand new single & video 'Insects'

UK headline tour running through March & April

October Drift have released their brand new single ‘Insects’, a dark grungy rock song about belonging and growing up through life’s struggles. The track is taken from their new album out later this year and comes ahead of an extensive headline tour which starts later this month.

Regarding ‘Insects’ vocalist and guitarist Kiran Roy says, “It’s a coming-of-age song, about feeling life pull you in different directions. It’s about growing up but finding yourself smaller and more up against it than ever. I wrote the lyrics after visiting the Kelvingrove museum in Glasgow and seeing all the Victorian butterflies and beetles pinned up on display.”

The latter is reflected in lyrics of the powerful chorus as Kiran sings, “We’re still insects pinned to walls, trying to crawl, trying to crawl”.

‘Insects’ follows the release of the biting reflection on the harsh backdrop of 21st Century living ‘Airborne Panic Attack’ at the end of last year. Both singles are taken from October Drift’s forthcoming album which is a taut, visceral record, a step forward for the band into an even more powerful, brutal sound following their highly acclaimed debut album Forever Whatever in 2018.

October Drift will be treating fans to music from the upcoming album live for the first time on their 13-date UK headline tour which kicks off on March 22nd at The Joiners, Southampton and finishes at London’s Olso on April 7th. Tickets are on sale now and available from https://www.octoberdrift.com/tour

The band have also been announced for festivals including Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering on May 26th and Eiland Buitenvest in the Netherlands on June 3rd. Full October Drift tour dates can be found below:

UK HEADLINE TOUR DATES 2022

March

22nd – Southampton, The Joiners

23rd – Oxford, Jericho Tavern

24th – Northampton, The Black Prince

25th – Birmingham, Castle & Falcon

27th – Nottingham, Bodega Social

29th – Manchester, Deaf Institute

30th – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club

April

1st – Glasgow, King Tuts Wah Wah Hut

2nd – Newcastle, Anarchy Brew Co

3rd – Grimsby, Docks Academy

4th – Norwich, Waterfront Studio

6th – Bristol, Thekla

7th – London, Oslo

FESTIVALS

May

26th - Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering, Derbyshire

June

3rd - Eiland Buitenvest, Netherlands

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