Listen Orchards reveal new single, ‘Luv You 2’

Orchards reveal new single, ‘Luv You 2’

The band head out on the road this month.

Brighton band Orchards have revealed details of a new single, ahead of their upcoming tour.

The band shared ‘Luv You 2’ alongside news of signing to Big Scary Monsters, ahead of the dates which begin this week in Southampton.

Of the track, vocalist Lucy Evers says: “Most of the lyrics I write come to me in stages, but these words just flew out on to the paper. I penned the whole song within half an hour, just from one brief conversation with someone I was once friends with. We both fell in love with the same person, unbeknownst to each other at the time. I felt so inadequate in comparison to the other girls that this person was very obviously attracted to, but after a pep talk with my best friend I realised it wasn’t worth my energy and that if they didn’t want me well it was their loss, that I should rise above it and carry on regardless. 

“I’d totally forgotten about those emotions and how they made me feel because I was too busy trying to be a boss-ass bitch (I’m definitely not cool enough to say that), but after bumping into one of the girls it all came flooding back. My favourite lyric in the song is ‘I don’t hate you because she raised me right, it’s just a pity you didn’t put up a fight’. I take a lot of inspiration from the amazing women in my life and none of them raised me to be defeatist. That’s what this song’s about - patience, understanding and never giving up - just continuing to grow.”

The tour dates are:

7 Southampton Joiners
8 Nottingham Bodega
9 Newcastle Think Tank
10 Glasgow Stereo
11 Leeds Key Club
12 Cardiff Clwb Ifor Bach
13 London Dome
14 Birmingham Asylum 2
15 Manchester Deaf Institute

Tickets are on sale now.

Listen to ‘Luv You 2’ below.

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