On the surface, Happyness’ frivolous, slackened indie-rock is as carefree as it comes. The band’s new ‘Tunnel Vision On Your Part’ EP, though, reveals a darker tint.
Draped in sadness and an aching romanticism, their airy sound becomes less playful on the new release. From ‘Surfer Girl’’s yearning for connection through to the title-track’s pensive closing moments, via recent singles ‘SB’s Truck’ and ‘Anna, Lisa Calls’, there’s a sense of the London stretching their aching muscles as they ready themselves for LP2.
Get the first stream of ‘Tunnel Vision On Your Part’ below – it’s released this Friday 23rd September via Moshi Moshi, with Happyness playing the following shows this autumn.
30 London, The Finsbury (EP release show)
08 London, Vauxhall City Farm (EP release show)
19 Paris, Point Ephemere (w/ Twin Peaks)
20 Brighton, Patterns (w/ Twin Peaks)
21 Birmingham, All Years Leaving Festival
23 Sheffield, Bungalows & Bears
24 Leeds, Brudenell Social Club (w/ Twin Peaks)
25 Manchester, Sound Control (w/ Twin Peaks)
26 London, Scala (w/ Twin Peaks)
28 Brussels, Botanique (w/ Twin Peaks)
30 Nijmegen, Merleyn (w/ Twin Peaks)
31 Utrecht, DBs
01 Groningen, Vera (w/ Twin Peaks)
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