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THE VELVET HANDS release new single ‘Games’

THE VELVET HANDS release new single ‘Games’

The Velvet Hands

(Photo credit: Magda Magdalena Jakubik)

The Velvet Hands are the latest band to emerge from Cornwall’s blistering garage-rock scene. The ambitious, Stones x Strokes tinged quartet formed in 2015 at Truro College, now based in London, already have released a string of standout DIY singles. The Velvet Hand’s high energy live sets, has seen them booked for a run of big name gigs, and support slots with the likes of The Bluetones and Yak. ‘Games’ follows their #RSD2017 release ‘Sick Of Living’ and is the second single taken from their debut album, Party’s Over slated for release early in 2018.

‘Games’ was recorded at Troubadour Studios, Falmouth by Ben Woods (ex -Lost Dawn/The Golden Dregs). New single ‘Games’ is filled to the brim with charisma and swagger that the band effortlessly exude. Garage-y, punky and punchy, the new single is another boisterous offering reminiscent of the best of early 2000s guitar bands and a rousing two fingered salute to freedom, youth and a defiance in doing your own thing.

The Velvet Hands are Toby Mitchell, Dan Able, Louis Willbourne and Sam Hilder.

Airplay support includes, BBC Introducing Cornwall; Gary Crowley, BBC Introducing London; Radcliffe & Maconie, Steve Lamacq and Tom Robinson, BBC 6 Music; John Kennedy, Radio X; Rhys Mwyn, BBC Radio Cymru; BBC Radio Cornwall; Made In Chelsea, E4; Cardiff Radio; GTFM, Morphettes Radio; NCB Radio; shmuFM plus tastemaker publications NME, Gigslutz and Ralph’s Life Indie Blog.


18th September: ICMP freshers 02 Islington

28th September: Mono Falmouth

1st October: Looe Festival



September 8th via Easy Action Records




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