DEBUT ‘HUNCK EP’ OUT – 29 JANUARY 2016
HEAR NEW TRACK ‘NEVER HEAD A DREAM‘
London based band HUNCK have announced the release of their debut EP on 29 January 2016. Comprised of 4 live favourites the band have been performing this year, the self-titled EP also features new track ‘Never Had a Dream’.
According to Hunck, “the song is a tribute to the moon, it’s about growing old and living with certain painful memories.”
LISTENT TO NEVER HAD A DREAM:
HUNCK were born out of the post-riot depths of Tottenham in 2013. Estranged childhood friends Frederik and Thomas reconnected after a series of heartbreaks, losses and unfortunate events to indulge and share their love in the gloomier sounds of long dead crooners such as Al Bowlly and Frank Sinatra.
Initially releasing the dream tinged cover of Frank’s “In The Wee Small Hours of the Morning”, they went on to release their cassette only debut EP ‘Something Missing’. After a period languishing in the hiss of their broken hi-fis and the repetitive thud of darts against a local dart board, Frederik and Thomas recruited Kieron, a space cadet fresh off the plane from LA on drums, Alfred, a cyborg found in Southampton hospital after undergoing treatment to fix a broken neck on bass and Michael whom very little was known about on guitar.
Hunk have confirmed a couple of dates next year, with more to be announced soon.
29th January – Doghouse, Halifax, UK
3rd February – Waiting Room, London, UK
“Slow, sad guitars recall the more touching moments of Mazzy Star, and its difficult not to be drawn in by the yearning lyrics.” NME
“Like a group of stoned teenagers gliding by in the back of trucks speeding across motorways, there’s a gleaming gloss to this early offering. Sleepy and very much content with its slumber, this is one to drift off to.” DIY
“Hunck have found a way to mix George Harrison, Tame Impala and Elephant Stone… a languishing tune with a guitar part that has written earworm all over it.” HERE COMES THE FLOOD
“It’s easy-listening at its finest and you’ll be hitting the repeat button without realising as it blasts through your headphones. If they continue with their twist on the dream-pop sound that everyone is going crazy for, everyone will know Hunck this time next year.” NEVER ENOUGH NOTES
“Chugging along in a surf-rock funk, it warps and buckles the old format, delivering a punch that’s hard to define. A bit of a banger really.” SHINY SHINY NEW