Happyness are releasing their new album ‘Write In’ next month, and we’ve got the first play of its next single, ‘Bigger Glass Less Full’.
Fast on the way to becoming masters of their style of ’90s-indebted indie rock, Happyness are rolling out hit after hit with precision. A lightning fast, two-minute glimmer at an album that’s set to fulfil their potential as one of the country’s most exciting guitar bands, ‘Bigger Glass Half Full’ welcomes in gritty distorted guitars which battle against Benji Compston’s floaty vocals for control.
Talking about the new track, the band say: “Bigger Glass started with an oblique strategy that we learnt from Terry Gilliam: apparently he made ‘Brazil’ without ever reading 1984. We were trying to sound like a Pierre Cavalli song we’d heard once a very long time ago. It couldn’t sound less similar if we’d tried… We added the acoustics when we were in LA mixing with Adam Lasus - as of now the only thing we’ve ever recorded outside the UK.
Happyness are set to head out on their biggest UK tour to date next month. View the dates below.
11 Fulford Arms, York
12 Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
13 Picture House Social Club, Sheffield
14 The Cellar, Oxford
18 The Hope & Ruin, Brighton
19 The Louisiana, Bristol
20 Buyer’s Club, Liverpool
21 Whelan’s, Dublin
22 The Hug & Pint, Glasgow
24 Think Tank, Newcastle
25 Gullivers, Manchester
26 Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
28 The Dome, London
30 Handmade Festival
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