Starring Colin Hanks, with some cheeky cameos from Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age and Arctic Monkeys’ drummer Matt Helders, frontman Mike Kerr said of ‘Hold On’ in a track-by-track with NME, “I think it was the first time I had written a song for someone else, who was going through a really difficult time. Like most of our songs, it started with the main riff, and I think it was the first time I’ve stumbled across a riff that felt really positive and really euphoric. I don’t think we have anything else like that. The message is about being there for someone and letting them know that they’re not alone.”
See Royal Blood live at the following dates:
13 – Lincoln, Engine Shed (SOLD OUT)
14 – Eden Project
15 – Brighton, Centre
25 – Bournemouth, International Centre
26 – Birmingham, Utilita Arena
27 – Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
29 – Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena
30 – London, The O2
01 – Leeds, First Direct Arena
02 – Manchester, AO Arena
03 – Glasgow, SSE Hydro
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The songs here may be more melodic, more complex even on paper, but in reality there’s little to grab hold of.
On ‘Typhoons’, twice chart-topping rockers Royal Blood have filled their swaggering riffery with stories born of a time of huge personal change. “There’s no lines to read between,” explains Mike Kerr.
Kicking off next March!