PINS REVEAL DETAILS OF RECORD STORE DAY RELEASE
“TROUBLE” RELEASED ON LIMITED RED 10″ VINYL ON 16TH APRIL
“Terrific songwriting – a confident step forward” – The Observer
“The confident sound of a band exploring and developing” – The Quietus
Manchester five-piece PINS have announced details of a brand new track “Trouble,” released on Record Store Day on 16th April through Bella Union.
The limited-edition red 10” vinyl release will also feature “I’ll Get Mine” – another brand new track – along with a remix of “Trouble” by fellow Manchester band Bernard + Edith. “Trouble” was recorded at Strangeway Studios with Martin Hurley and Daniel Broomhall, the place where the band recorded their first EP four years ago.
Got It Bad” video
“Got It Bad” free MP3 download https://soundcloud.com/bella-union/pins-got-it-bad/
Faith Vern: “There is a nice symmetry to it – we travelled to the other side of the earth to record our last album, toured here there and everywhere then ended up back at home in Manchester. It was weird to stand in the same spot to sing, thinking about everything that had happened between then and now. “Trouble” was written quickly in our rehearsal room. Lois played this Cramps-esque guitar part and we built it up from there – I thought the music was filthy and deserved some sexy words.”
“Dazed By You” video
“Trouble” opens with assertively tempestuous guitar and bass lines before launching into a potion of stern lead vocals and sweet backing vocals. “I’ll Get Mine” is a considered yet tension-loaded track (about when you use someone but you are also being used), and the Bernard + Edith remix of “Trouble” is a slick dance version of the song and the first remix PINS have ever released.
Last year, PINS released second album Wild Nights via Bella Union to much acclaim. 2015 was also defined by a packed out touring schedule for the band supporting the likes of Sleater-Kinney, Drenge, Wire,Best Coast, Gang Of Four and Stealing Sheep.
Earlier this year, the band completed another UK and European headline tour and will also be performing at Austin’s SXSW Festival this month and supporting The Subways on their US tour in April and May. The band recently held an eBay auction of exclusive PINS memorabilia to raise funds for their forthcoming SXSW dates and US tour:
“We needed quick cash so we did an eBay auction and sold off PINS memorabilia. It was tough to part with the auction items, it was stuff taken directly from the little memory boxes we all keep, things we would give to our Grandchildren: photos, lyrics, test pressings; really treasured stuff.”
13 March – Cosmosis Festival, Manchester
15 March – Tom Tom Magazine Showcase, Salvage Vanguard (SXSW)
16 March – She Shreds Showcase, Hotel Vegas (SXSW)
17 March – Smear Magazine Party (SXSW)
17 March – PIAS Showcase, Latitude 30 (SXSW)
18 March – Jackalope Party, Jackalope (SXSW)
19 March – Music For Listeners Party, El Sapo (SXSW)
19 March – Street Legal Guitars Party, Street Legal Guitar Shop (SXSW)
20 March – SXSW Festival, Austin, Texas
21 March – The Casbah, San Diego
22 March – Bootleg Theatre (Bar Stage), San Diego
Please see PINS’ official site for a full list of tourdates, including their support tour with The Subways.
PINS are Faith Vern (vocals/guitar), Anna Donigan (bass), Lois MacDonald (guitar), Sophie Galpin (drums) and Kyoko Swan (synths/guitar).
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