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TEAM PICTURE Share New Single & Announce UK Tour

TEAM PICTURE Share New Single & Announce UK Tour

Team PictureLeeds-based six-piece, Team Picture are today sharing their new track, ’Clone You’ – listen below. Co-produced with Chris Mulligan (Treeboy & Arc, WH Lung), the track, which was initially penned during the band’s infancy, arrives as part of a AA-side alongside ‘Bedroom Genius’ which is due for physical release as a limited edition cassette via Big Dumb Music (DSP launch for AA-side set for January 18, 2019). In-line with sharing the material, the band have announced details of a headline tour in April 2018 which takes in a stop at London’s The Macbeth on April 25, 2019 – all dates and ticket links below.

Speaking about the release, guitarist JL says: “‘Clone You’ and ‘Bedroom Genius’ are two songs dating from a period when we were still experimenting with different sounds and lineups which would culminate in ‘RECITAL’. It’s the sound of us trying to reconcile our fondness for floaty waves and chunky guitar habits: of a band in the infancy of trying to educate themselves away from popular alt-rock tropes.” The AA-side release acts as the first piece of music from the band since the 6 Music-supported mini-album, ‘Recital’ which arrived earlier this year, produced by Matt Peel (Autobahn, Eagulls, Menace Beach).

“The focus of the lyrics wasn’t dwelt upon much at the time, but in hindsight, they both feel like they’re about loneliness. Something I only really realised when Rufus Newell (designer) sent through his ideas for the artwork.”

Since forming in late 2016, Team Picture have earned praise at Radio 1, 6 Music, Radio X and BBC Introducing, as well as opening for the likes of Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Parquet Courts, The Orielles and Trudy & The Romance. Earlier in 2018, they released the mini-album, ‘Recital’, before embarking upon their debut headline tour, ticking off a stop at Leeds’ Brudenell Social Club and further festival dates at The Great Escape, Liverpool Sound City and Hit The North. The band are set to return to the studio in the early stages of 2019 with view to releasing more new music throughout the year.

2019 Headline Dates

17 April 2019 | Broadcast, Glasgow
18 April 2019 | Castle Hotel, Manchester
25 April 2019 | The Macbeth, London
26 April 2019 | Cafe Totem, Sheffield