One for the introverts and dreamers, the ones that still find beauty and magic in things”

Now, technically speaking, we at Backseat Mafia have already previewed this back in October, ahead of a physical release on December 11th, but, this being 2020, nothing is ever that straightforward, so, this has now been rescheduled to 18th December – and, never ones to shy away from pointing you in the direction of some of our favourite bands, it seems only right to flag this as a superb accompaniment to their Mercury nominated album Spook The Herd. 

Aside to both the EP and album, I would also highly recommend you go and have a listen to the Your Own Personal Beatles podcast, featuring LOTL singer/lyricist Hazel Wilde, in which they discuss Spook The Herd, the impact of lockdown and all manner of fascinating subjects. And The Beatles.

 It really is a joy, even though I’ve never been that fussed about The Beatles… 

Find it here: https://www.personalbeatles.com/episodes/hazel-wilde

The Realist EP will be available on 12” Vinyl via Bella Union from all your favourite independent record stores, plus digital downloads of course.

Fingers crossed for that February tour, with dates announced as

JUNE 2021

05 Long Division Festival – WAKEFIELD

OCTOBER 2021

06 Brudenell – LEEDS

07 Storey’s Field Centre – CAMBRIDGE

08 Earth – LONDON

09 Waterfront Studio – NORWICH

11 The Actress & Bishop – BIRMINGHAM

12 Gorilla – MANCHESTER

18 Patterns – BRIGHTON

19 Boileroom – GUILDFORD

20 Thekla – BRISTOL

21 The Brook – SOUTHAMPTON

23 Pound Arts Centre – CORSHAM

24 Phoenix – EXETER

26 Rescue Rooms – NOTTINGHAM

27 Trades Club – HEBDEN BRIDGE

28 Georgian Theatre – STOCKTON

29 King Tuts – GLASGOW

30 The Met – BURY

DECEMBER 2021

10 Boiler Shop – NEWCASTLE

Website: www.lanternsonthelake.com

Twitter: @lanternstalk // @bellaunion