Fresh off of announcing a pretty huge tour this morning (more on that in a sec), our collective faves Sports Team have released their brand new banger ‘Fishing’. The first track to be released from their TBA debut album, the sextet once again dive into their weird and wonderful indie stylings, creating another colourfully chaotic track.
“The songs are written to be a spectacle live,” frontman Alex Rice says. “That’s where you’ve got to hear them, front row, with most of the parts played wrong. No one’s doing it better.”
Luckily, it’s not long until we can do just that, as Sports Team have also announced a massive UK tour for later this year! Finishing up with a huge “Christmas party” at London’s Kentish Town Forum on the 5th December, the group will be supported by Alfie Templeman on their 13-date headline run. Set to be a raucous affair, do as they say and “turn your out of office on”.
Check out their new song and all tour dates below!
Upcoming worldwide live dates:
14 | Berlin, DE @ Maze
20 | Paris, FR @ Bastille Sounds
21 | Hamburg, DE @ Reeperbahn Festival
23 | Glasgow, UK @ Barrowlands *
24 | Birmingham, UK @ O2 Academy *
26 | London, UK @ The Forum *
27 | Manchester, UK @ O2 Academy *
03 | Cardiff, UK @ Motorpoint Arena ^
04 | Glasgow, UK @O2 Academy ^
05 | Glasgow, UK @ O2 Academy ^
07 | Manchester, UK @ O2 Victoria Warehouse ^
08 | Manchester, UK @ Victoria Warehouse ^
10 | Hull, UK @ Bonus Arena ^
11 | London, UK @ O2 Arena ^
12 | Manchester, UK @ Neighbourhood Festival
13 | Plymouth, Devon @ England Pavilions ^
14 | Dublin, ROI @ Olympia Theatre ^
15 | Dublin, ROI @ Olympia Theatre ^
16 | Belfast, NI @ The Telegraph Building ^
19 | Philadelphia, PA @ Boot and Saddle
20 | Boston, MA @ Great Scott
22 | New York, NY @ Baby’s All Right
24 | Washington, DC @ DC9
27 | San Francisco, CA @ Cafe Du Nord
29 | Los Angeles, CA @ Moroccan Lounge
31 | Chicago, IL @ Cobra Lounge
01 | Minneapolis, MN @ Icehouse
17 | Bristol, UK @ Thekla
18 | Norwich, UK @ Norwich Arts Centre
20 | Southampton, UK @ The Loft
21 | Birmingham, UK @ O2 Academy
22 | Tunbridge Wells, UK @ The Forum
24 | Nottingham, UK @ Rescue Rooms
25 | Newcastle, UK @ Riverside
27 | Glasgow, UK @ King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut
28 | Leeds, UK @ The Wardrobe
29 | Liverpool, UK @ Arts Club
30 | Oxford, UK @ Merton College
04 | Cambridge, UK @ The Portland Arms
05 | London, UK @ O2 Kentish Town Forum
* w/ Pale Waves
^ w/ Two Door Cinema Club
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If tonight is any indicator, they’ll be back doing bigger and as-bombastic things stateside very soon.
The new vid comes in the run-up to their biggest headline show to-date at London’s Kentish Town Forum at the end of the year.
The Glasgow group’s newbie will be released on 7” vinyl on 24th September.
Yowl, Guru and Sports Team join the line-up for next month’s gig!