Posted in Press Releases on 11 January 2013
Palma Violets' new single 'Step Up For The Cool Cats' premiered last night on Radio 1 as Zane Lowe's 'Hottest Record In The World' and is now available to listen to from the link below
The track was produced by Pulp's Steve Mackey and is the follow-up to the Lambeth four-piece's debut double A-side single 'Best of Friends' / 'Last of the Summer Wine', which was released last year.
'Step Up For The Cool Cats' is taken from Palma Violets' debut album '180' which is set for release on 25th February 2013 on Rough Trade Records. '180' was recorded in London at RAK Studios (produced by Pulp's Steve Mackey), and also at The Lightship (produced by Rory Attwell).
The '180' tracklisting is:
1. Best of Friends
2. Step Up for the Cool Cats
3. All the Garden Birds
4. Rattlesnake Highway
5. Chicken Dippers
6. Last of the Summer Wine
7. Tom the Drum
8. Johnny Bagga' Donuts
9. We Found Love
10. Three Stars
Since forming last year Palma Violets have toured with Alabama Shakes and Savages, appeared on Jools Holland and been nominated for the BBC Sound of 2013 Poll. They will be touring the UK in February as part of the NME Awards tour alongside Django Django, Miles Kane and Peace.
Palma Violets are Sam Fryer (vocals/guitar), Chilli Jesson (vocals/bass), Peter Mayhew (keyboard) and Will Doyle (drums).