Tough talking: YOWL return with new track ‘My Headache Likes To Speak’

It’s another razor-sharp cut from the Peckham bunch.

After bringing chaos to Thousand Island alongside Dead Pretties last month, and a few months on from the release of their EP ‘Before The Sleep Sets In’, South London’s YOWL have shared a brand new track.

The Peckham bunch have unveiled ‘My Headache Likes To Speak’, four minutes of noir-ish rock that marries together shredding, razor-sharp guitar riffs with singer Gabriel Byrde’s unmistakable vocals. Speaking of the song in a statement, the band said: “‘My Headache Likes To Speak’ refers to that anxiety that comes from the cocktail of social pressures and everything surrounding the need to socialise with people, fearing humiliation, and a desire for genuine connection”.

In the run-up to playing The Great Escape in Brighton next weekend, YOWL will be playing a couple of shows in London. They’ll team up with Spanish rabble The Parrots for a show at Oslo on 10th May before heading off to cause carnage at The George Tavern on 12th May.

Listen to ‘My Headache Likes To Speak’ below.

YOWL will play The Great Escape (18th-20th May), where DIY is an official media partner. Tickets are on sale now. Visit for more information.

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