Viola Beach Announce Debut Track, Reading/Leeds slot & Radio 1 playlist
Stream “Swings & Waterslides” below
The band will play BBC Introducing stage at Reading & Leeds
“Swings & Waterslides” will feature in the BBC Radio 1 playlist from w/c 7th September 2015 as Introducing track of the week and will be played across Radio 1 daytime shows
Indie pop newcomers Viola Beach have announced the upcoming release of their debut single Swings and Waterslides. The track serves as the perfect introduction to the band’s sound and arrives ahead of their eagerly anticipated performances on the BBC Introducing stage at Reading & Leeds Festival later this month.
Comprising of Kris Leonard (vocals/guitar), Jack Dakin (drums), River Reeves (guitar) and Tomas Lowe (bass), the Warrington four-piece have just played their first gig at The Cavern Club in Liverpool and already secured impressive national airplay from Huw Stephens (Radio 1), Jo Good (XFM) and Steve Lamacq (6 Music) since being championed by Dave Monks on BBC Introducing Merseyside.
“Swings & Waterslides”
The band will be recording with Communion Records founder and producer Ian Grimble (Catfish & The Bottlemen / Rhodes / Mumford & Sons / Bear’s Den) next month with Swings & Waterslides providing a welcome taste of things to come with its simmering summer vibes sure to attract plenty of fanfare.
Viola Beach’s Swings & Waterslides is released on 28th August and will be available to purchase on iTunes and Spotify.