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Willie J Healey drops new single ‘The Apple’

You know what they say, one a day keeps the doctor away…

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Indie’s smoothest operator Willie J Healey is back with his first music of the year, following last year’s third full-length ‘Bunny’. New single ‘The Apple’ saw him visit New York to once again work with that album’s producer Loren Humphries (Florence + The Machine, Arctic Monkeys), and the result is a similarly buoyant, ’70s-tinged cut.

“I wrote ‘The Apple’ after feeling weird and self-aware”, he has said of the track. “I was living in my head until I realised, man, life is short… so be yourself, get your cake and fu*king eat it!”

It’s also gearing up to be a busy few months of touring for Willie, as he sets off on a headline run around the UK and Europe before joining IDLES as support for 11 shows this Autumn. You can check out his full upcoming live schedule and watch the video for ‘The Apple’ below.

MAY 2024
01 Exeter, Phoenix
02 Bath, Komedia
03 Cambridge, Mash
04 Southampton, Wanderlust Festival
05 Tunbridge Wells, Forum
07 Ipswich, The Baths
08 Leicester, O2 Academy
09 Hebden Bridge, Trades Club
10 York, The Crescent
11 Blackpool, Bootleg Social
12 Hull, Central Library
16 Paris, Point Éphémère
17 Brussels, Rotonde
18 Amsterdam, London Calling Festival
19 Nijmegen, Doornroosje
21 Berlin, Maschinenhaus
22 Munich, Ampere
23 Fribourg, Fri-Son
24 Bologna, Locomotiv

JULY 2024

26 Suffolk, Latitude Festival
27 Oxford, Truck Festival
28 Sheffield, Tramlines Festival

AUGUST 2024

09 Newquay, Boardmasters Festival
31 Manchester, Psych Festival

NOVEMBER 2024 (supporting IDLES)

23 Glasgow, OVO Hydro
24 Newcastle, O2 City Hall
25 Nottingham, Rock City
26 Nottingham, Rock City
29 London, Alexandra Palace

DECEMBER 2024 (supporting IDLES)

01 Brighton, Centre
03 Birmingham, O2 Academy
04 Birmingham, O2 Academy
06 Manchester, O2 Apollo
07 Manchester, O2 Apollo
08 Manchester, O2 Apollo

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