Tunng are streaming their sweet, melodic new single 'The Village'.
Tunng aren't known for making pop music. Folktronic epics which mix the Middle Ages with the cutting edge, maybe, but pop music? Nah...
However the band's new single is sweet, melodic... pop, even. 'The Village' is a compact piece of otherworldly sweetness, which mixes imagination with desire in a typically inventive way.
"A make believe world, where you can't get away from the strange characters you encounter", is the way Tunng founder Mike Lindsay describes the single. "It’s about the feeling that you’re the only sane person in an unstable situation. The village could be a place, but also a party, a job or a whole country."
Stream 'The Village' below.
Tunng are set to play two dates at London venue The Lexington this summer, before hitting the road with a vengeance in the Autumn. Opening in London on October 8th, the dates stretch around the country before finishing in Brighton on October 21st.
Full list of shows:
8 London The Lexington
9 London The Lexington
8 London Heaven, Under The Arches
11 Bristol Colston Hall
12 Kendal Brewery
13 Glasgow Broadcast
15 Manchester Band On The Wall
16 Reading South Street Arts
17 Bury St. Edmunds Apex
19 Hebden Bridge Trades Club
20 Liverpool East Village Arts Club
21 Brighton Old Market
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