Is there anything Weaves can’t do? Not content with defying all sense of reason or logic in their quest to create one of the year’s best, wildest debuts, they’re also a dab bloody hand at picking apart existing pop bangers and glue-sticking them together into odd new shapes, like the weird kid at collage club.
Don’t believe us? Here’s their take on One Direction turbo-hit ‘Drag Me Down’:
Right, so that's settled then. Next up, they've taken on The Beatles' 'Help!', reworking the wimp-a-thon into a squelching, goose-stepping beast of a track. Stream it below.
It comes ahead of Possibly The Best UK Tour Ever, with the Toronto noiseniks joining their fellow 6 Gods Dilly Dally on the road next month. Dates for that are below - catch up with our chats with Weaves and Dilly Dally while you're at it.
17 Nottingham, Bodega
18 Birmingham, Hare and Hounds
19 Manchester, The Soup Kitchen
20 Cardiff, The Globe
21 Bristol, The Exchange
22 London, England, Scala
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