Sunderland two-piece Bigfatbig have announced their arrival with EP lead single ‘Shut Up’, via Daemon T.V. The track is taken from their debut EP, set for release this autumn following an extensive UK tour alongside pop-punk specialists Martha.
Speaking ahead of their upcoming release, vocalist Robyn Walker and guitarist Katie Ryall added:
“Writing ‘Shut Up!’ was a hugely cathartic process for us both. We both come from very working class backgrounds meaning we have to be extremely resourceful in every asset of band-life. Although that doesn’t make us any less talented or worthy, it does often make it harder for us to succeed in this industry, despite giving everything we have (financially and emotionally). The lyrics are a reflection of that frustration and though they might sound a little harsh or to-the-point at first, for us it’s a matter of ‘if you don’t laugh you’ll cry’ – we just mostly try not to take ourselves too seriously so it’s all tongue-in-cheek”.
From a gentle lullaby beginning, the track explodes into a pop punk cracker. With Walker’s bright vocals and Ryall’s raging guitars the track is 4 minutes of cleverly written angst, guaranteed to be a live favourite with the crowd-pleasing slogan for a chorus.
Check it out, here
Find out more via the band’s Facebook
8th Oct – Twisterella Festival, Middlesbrough
18th Nov – Metronome, Nottingham*
19th Nov – EartH (Main Hall), London*
20th Nov – Rebellion, Manchester*
26th Nov – Exchange, Bristol (matinee show)*
26th Nov – Exchange, Bristol*
27th Nov – Brudenell, Leeds*
1st Dec – Pop Records, Sunderland*
2nd Dec – Pop Recs, Sunderland*
3rd Dec – Mono, Glasgow*