RETURN WITH NEW ALBUM DETAILS
RELEASED 4 MARCH 2022
NEW SINGLE ‘HANGING ON YOUR HINGES‘ UNVEILED
Stereophonics return with ‘Hanging On Your Hinges’. The song is the first to be unveiled from forthcoming album Oochya!, released on 4th March 2022 via Stylus Records through Ignition Records Ltd, available to pre-order now here.
As the band celebrate their 25th year, ‘Hanging On Your Hinges’ (listen here) is a gloriously unshackled palette cleanser for fans ahead of the multifaceted, Oochya!. With distorted question-and-answer vocals and scuzzed up guitars, it’s a song that harks back to some of the band’s loudest moments. Drawing on Kelly Jones’ love of garage rock. After 18 months of lockdown, ‘Hanging On Your Hinges’ is an optimistic yet defiant howl, as the band get back to doing what they do best.
Kelly Jones says: “‘Hanging On Your Hinges’ was influenced by my love of early ZZ Top and darker stuff. Like Masters of Reality and maybe some Iggy Pop too and probably nods back to ‘Bartender & The Thief’. It’s the song on this album that says ‘Oochya!’ more than anything else, so it’s something we wanted the fans to hear first. Having done some really emotionally lead and introspective songs on the last album (‘Kind’), we decided to come back with a bang this time. Giving the fans something to get a little loose to. The album title (‘Oochya!’) was always a saying me and the band used in the studio to mean “let’s have it”. A blast of energy and optimism and that’s what we wanted to get across with ‘Hinges’.”
A short, sharp explosion of colour and defiant attitude, the album title is perfectly complemented with a pop art album cover.
As Stereophonics celebrate 25 years as one of the UK’s most enduring and loved bands, with Oochya. Kelly Jones continues to cement his place amongst the great British songwriters. Having now achieved 7 number 1 albums, 10 top 10 albums, 23 Platinum Sales Awards. 8.5 million albums sold in the UK alone, 5 BRIT nominations and 1 BRIT Award win. Stereophonics stand as undeniable giants of British Music.
Oochya! Tracklisting –
1. Hanging On Your Hinges
3. When You See it
4. Do Ya Feel My Love?
5. Right Place Right Time
6. Close Enough To Drive Home
7. Leave The Light On
8. Running Round My Brain
9. Every Dog Has Its Day
10. You’re My Soul
11. All I Have Is You
12. Made A Mess Of Me
13. Seen That Look Before
14. Don’t Know What Ya Got
15. Jack In A Box
Stereophonics play the following live shows:
Sat 18 Dec | Cardiff Principality Stadium
(w. very special guests Tom Jones and Catfish and the Bottlemen)
Fri 18 Mar | Manchester Arena
Sun 20 Mar | Aberdeen P&J Arena
Mon 21 Mar | Glasgow Hydro
Wed 23 Mar | Leeds Arena
Thu 24 Mar | Newcastle Arena
Sat 26 Mar | Brighton Centre
Sun 27 Mar | Bournemouth IC
Tue 29 Mar | Liverpool Arena
Wed 30 Mar | Nottingham Arena
Fri 01 Apr 2022 | London The O2
Sat 02 Apr 2022 | Birmingham Resorts World Arena
Tickets on sale Friday 10th September from 9am BST at https://stereophonics.com/tour/
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