TV Priest return with ‘Lifesize’

It’s the band’s contribution to the Sub Pop Singles Club, Vol. 6.

Photo: Eva Pentel

Following the release of debut album ‘Uppers’ earlier this year, TV Priest are back with new track ‘Lifesize’, their contribution to the Sub Pop Singles Club, Vol. 6.

“‘Lifesize’ is about the worship of the ‘strong man’ image often present in our political and cultural discourse,” the band’s Charlie Drinkwater says. “One where the patriarchal underpinnings of our society and political structure goes unchallenged. After a particularly grueling year, when people have looked to leaders for strength, we’ve found instead empty gestures and contempt. (‘Talk like a salesman, walks like the Pope.’) We don’t need more macho bravado; society needs empathy and compassion.”

Check it out now below.

See TV Priest live at the following dates:

01 - Ipswich, UK - Ipswich Sound City
09 - Reading, UK - Are You Listening
19 - London, UK - Shacklewell Arms [Sold Out]
21- Birmingham, UK - Hare & Hound
22 - Blackpool, UK - Bootleg Social
23 - Hull, UK - New Adelphi Club
24 - Newcastle upon Tyne, UK - Head of Steam
26 - Nottingham, UK - Bodega
27 - Cardiff, Wales, UK - Clwb Ifor Bach (Upstairs room)
28 - Bedford, UK - Bedford Esquires
29 - Manchester, UK - YES (Basement Room) [Sold Out]
30 - Leeds, UK - Belgrave Music Hall [Sold Out]
31 - Sheffield, UK - Sidney & Matilda, Sheffield City Centre

02 - Bristol, UK - Rough Trade (Bristol) [Sold Out]
03 - London, UK - Moth Club [Sold Out]
04 - Southampton, UK - Heartbreakers
06 - Brighton, UK - Mutations Festival
13 - Glasgow, UK - Sirens Festival (Glasgow)
14 - Edinburgh, UK - Sirens Festival (Edinburgh)
17 - Lille, FR - L’Aeronef
18 - Le Havre, FR - Le Tetris
19 - Paris, FR - Pitchfork Music Festival
20 - Nantes, FR - Stereolux

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