Muncie Girls release video for new single ‘Respect’ // Debut album out next week // Live dates on the horizon

Exeter trio Muncie Girls have been turning many a head with the first couple of tracks to be taken from forthcoming debut album ‘From Caplan To Belsize’. Now there’s a brand new single, complete with accompanying video, streaming ahead of the album’s release in a mere couple of weeks.

Muncie - by Ryan Mackfall
‘Respect’ is the band’s message to any “lad” that has been caught up in the rape culture that’s rife in our current society, particularly on university campuses and online. Vocalist and bassist Lande Hekt decided to record herself reading aloud some extracts from other writers (Stéphanie Genz and Laura Bates) that help express her feelings on the topic. These are included in the bridge of the song.

The much-anticipated full length will be released on 4th March, 2016 via Specialist Subject Records in the UK. Muncie Girls have also announced a trio of headline shows in March in celebration of the record. Performances in Exeter, Brighton and London will see the band tap a different supporting line-up for each date. These precede a stint on the road supporting Tellison in March / April.

Born in punk shows and dive bars to three driven teenagers in 2012, Muncie Girls embodies the classic punk rock story in a modern context. Fueled by discontent and anxiety, they eloquently address issues of modern living as a self-aware young adult. The result is an ambitious and poignant rebellion against social norms that touches on everything from politics to interpersonal relationships.

TRACKLISTING:
1. Learn In School
2. Gone With the Wind
3. Respect
4. Balloon
5. Social Side
6. Nervous
7. Gas Mark 4
8. I Don’t Wanna Talk About It
9. Committee
10. No Recording

Muncie Girls - From Caplan To Belsize (Digital Cover)

Muncie Girls headline shows:
Tue 8th March – The Lexington, London   w/ Apologies, I Have None, Colour Me Wednesday, Iona Cairns
Thu 10th March – The Cavern, Exeter   w/ Bird Skulls & more TBC
Fri 11th March – Sticky Mike’s, Brighton   w/ Doe, Fresh, Random Heroes

 

Further live dates:
March 19th – B – Houthalen – Crossbone Festival
March 25th – UK – Liverpool – 81 Renshaw
March 26th – UK – Sheffield – Riverside w/ Tellison
March 27th – UK – Leeds – The Wardrobe w/ Tellison
March 28th – UK – Cambridge – The Portland Arms w/ Tellison
March 29th – UK – Glasgow – Bar Bloc w/ Tellison
March 30th – UK – Edinburgh – The Mash House w/ Tellison
March 31st – UK – Birmingham – Sunflower Lounge w/ Tellison
April 1st – UK – Manchester – Sound Control w/ Tellison
April 2nd – UK – Bedford – Esquires w/ Tellison
April 3rd – UK – Bristol – The Stag & Hounds w/ Tellison
April 4th – UK – Cardiff – Undertone w/ Tellison
April 5th – UK – Guildford – Boilerroom w/ Tellison
April 6th – UK – Oxford – The Wheatsheaf w/ Tellison
April 7th – UK – London – The Garage w/ Tellison
April 16th – B – Mol – El Topo Goes Loco Festival at JH Tydeeh
April 17th – D – Cologne – Underground
April 18th – Germany – Wiesbaden – Schlachthof
April 19th – D – Munich –  Strom w/ Sandlotkids
April 20th – D- Stuttgart – Universum
April 21st – D – Schweinfurt – Alter Stattbahnhof w/ Pears
April 22nd – D – Berlin – Uncle M Fest at Cassiopeia
April 23rd – D – Münster – Uncle M Fest at Skater´s Palace Café
May 14th – D – Kiel – Klownhouse Fest at Hansa 48
May 21st – UK – Brighton – The Great Escape
June 12th – UK – Donington – Download Festival
June 19th – UK – Manchester – Refugee Benefit at Sound Control
July 8th – UK – Withington – 2000 Trees Festival
August 9th-12th – SLO – Tolmin – Punk Rock Holiday

Connect:
https://www.facebook.com/munciegirls  #  https://twitter.com/munciegirls
http://munciegirls.bandcamp.com/  #  www.munciegirls.co.uk

Muncie Girls are:
Dean McMullen – Guitar, vocals  #  Lande Hekt – Bass, vocals  #  Luke Ellis – Drums, vocals

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