Premiere: Baby Strange take a trip to ‘Pleasure City’ with new single

Swaggering track arrives ahead of tour dates with Slaves.

There’s a swagger in Baby Strange’s step. After years playing underground shows across the country, they’re stepping up to arenas on an upcoming tour supporting Slaves. And with that, new single ‘Pleasure City’ is the sound of a band raising the dial.

Escapism delivered in the kind of sludge-first aesthetic Josh Homme would approve, ‘Pleasure City’ also packs their most all-embracing chorus to date. Premiering on DIY, the single comes backed with the booziest video this side of Sean Ryder’s home diaries. A whiskey-soaked, stumbling stranger, it’s the sweet escape Baby Strange were looking for. Ciaran Lyons directs.

Watch the new video below UK dates:

SEPTEMBER
26 Gloucester, Underground Festival

OCTOBER
02 Newcastle, Think Tank
03 Liverpool, Shipping Forecast
04 Leeds, Headrow House
05 Birmingham, Sunflower Lounge
06 London, Boston Music Room
07 Manchester, Night & Day
09 Glasgow, Saint Luke’s
10 Edinburgh, Sneaky Petes
11 Aberdeen, Tunnels

NOVEMBER
04 Belfast, Limelight 1 (w/ Slaves)
05 Dublin, The Academy (w/ Slaves)

DECEMBER
17 London, O2 Academy Brixton (w/ Slaves)

Photo: Natalie Whitehill

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