W. H. Lung unveil new album Vanities, UK tour dates

W. H. Lung by Adrian Davies

W. H. Lung by Adrian Davies

As well as their debut album, W. H. Lung also released the equally special standalone single Symmetry in 2019.

W. H. Lung have today confirmed the details of their second studio record Vanities.

Available on Melodic Records from September 3rd, it’s being previewed with the first single Pearl In The Palm – ‘a transition from the old W. H. Lung to the new’, an example of the even more dance orientated sound which the band explored as they made a conscious effort to not produce ‘Incidental Music part 2’.

“We wanted to move away from easing people in and grab them by the heart straight away,” singer Joe Evans elaborates.

“I reflected on how we played live shows and romanticised about launching onto the stage in a bundle of energy and starting the party, no messing. The directness comes from making music more intuitively, and more from a place of fun.”

“We were writing music that affirmed how much we missed dancing in sweaty rooms, enjoying the company of a collection of beautiful friendly strangers.”

A Live4ever album of the year in 2019, Incidental Music has only gotten better with age and now surely stands as one of the last decade’s great final statements.

Vanities tracklist:

Calm Down
Gd Tym
Pearl In The Palm
Ways Of Seeing
ARPi
Showstopper
Figure With Flowers
Somebody Like
Kaya

Tour dates:

July
31 – Deershed Basecamp, Yorkshire

August
8 – Get Together, Sheffield

September
2-5 – End Of The Road Festival

November
16 – Scala, London

December
13 – Brighton, Concorde 2
14 – Birmingham, Hare + Hounds 2
15 – Leeds, Brudenell Community Room
16 – Glasgow, The Hug + Pint
17 – Manchester, Gorilla
18 – Bristol, Rough Trade

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