Listen Sports Team announce debut album ‘Deep Down Happy’

The six-piece have also shared their brand new track ‘Here’s The Thing’.

It’s finally that time: Sports Team have announced plans to release their debut album in just a couple of months.

The six-piece have confirmed that they’ll release ‘Deep Down Happy’ on 3rd April via Island Records. The band have also shared a new track from it, ‘Here’s The Thing’.

Speaking about the record, the band’s Alex Rice has said: “I don’t think we were conscious of doing it but the album maps the journey of moving in together in Harlesden, moving back to home towns to sleep on floors for 18 months, then coming back to London, weighing up whether being in a band with your mates, being young in London is still the best thing in the world. I think it probably is.”

The twelve-track record - which comes produced by the band’s long-time collaborator Burke Reid - will feature previous fan favourites including ‘Kutcher’, ‘The Races’ and ‘Fishing’. Check out the tracklisting below.

1. Lander
2. Here It Comes Again
3. Going Soft
4. Camel Crew
5. Long Hot Summer
6. Feels Like Fun
7. Here’s The Thing
8. The Races
9. Born Sugar
10. Fishing
11. Kutcher
12. Stations Of The Cross

Check out the video for their new track ‘Here’s The Thing’ below.

The band also have a slew of live shows planned - check out their upcoming dates below.

06 London, UK @ 6music Festival
07 Zurich, CH @ Radar Festival

17 Dallas, TX @ Granada Theater
18 Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek
20 Denver, CO @ Ogden Theatre
21 Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom
22 St. Louis, MO @ Delmar Hall
23 Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
24 Winnipeg, MB @ The Garrick
26 Edmonton, AB @ Midway
27 Calgary, AB @ The Palace
29 Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
30 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox

01 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom
02 Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades
04 San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
06 Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theatre
07 San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
09 Mexico City, MX @ El Plaza Condesa
15 London, UK @ Clapham Common
21 Hellendoorn, NL @ Dauwpop
22 BG Den Haag, NL @ Sniester Festival
23 Derby, UK @ Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering Festival
24 Warrington, UK @ Neighbourhood Weekender

05 Hulst, NL @ VestRock
11 Bergen, NO @ Bergenfest
12 Oslo, NO @ Piknik Parken
28 Halifax, UK @ Piece Hall

03 Barcelona, ES @ Vida Festival
08 Madrid, ES @ Mad Cool Festival
10 Glasgow, UK @ TRNSMT Festival
15 Utrecht, NL @ Ekko
16 Utrecht, NL @ Ekko
17 Leeuwarden, NL @ Welcome to the Village Festival
18 De Schabs, Lichtenvoorde, NL @ Zwarte Cross Festival
19 Nijmegen, NL @ Valkhof Festival

01 Oxfordshire, UK @ Truck Festival
07 Newquay, UK @ Boardmasters Festival

Sports Team will play Y Not, which takes place 28th July - 31st July 2022. DIY is an official media partner. Tickets are on sale now.

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