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Let’s Buy Happiness | Run

by Tom Johnson

We’ve come a long way since we named Six Wolves by Let’s Buy Happiness as our single favourite song of 2011, but our love for that perfect piece of indie-pop remains just as strong. Just as this site has grown, so to have the Geordie quartet and we can finally rejoice in the news that a debut album is on the way. The record will go by the name of Chants For Friends, and the band have revealed a brand new track from it in celebration of the news.

Run‘ introduces itself with a quietened acoustic strum, the track blossoms into something far more weightier and emotive than we’ve heard from them before. The level of restraint is glorious, producing a dense and richly orchestrated web of guitars that provide the perfect base for Sarah Hall’s stirring voice to demand the spotlight and deliver one of the years most impassioned pop songs. Still growing, still going strong, still completely fascinating; welcome back.

Let’s Buy Happiness tour in October;

Fri 4th / NEWCASTLE – Cluny 2

Sat 5th / NEWCASTLE – Cluny 2

Sun 6th / LEEDS – Brudenell Social Club

Mon 7th / LONDON – Hoxton Bar & Kitchen

Tues 8th / BATH – Moles

Fri 11th / BANBURY – Also Known As

Sat 12th / SHEFFIELD – The Bowery

Tues 15th / MANCHESTER – Night & Day Café

Wed 16th / SUNDERLAND – Pop Recs ( Instore)

Fri 18th / ABERDEEN – Tunnels

Sun 20th / GLASGOW – Broadcast

Mon 21st / INVERNESS – Hootananny

Wed 23rd / EDINBURGH – Sneaky Petes

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